Philippine Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa gets permission to fly to Oslo to receive award

Dec 7, 2021 | INVESTING

Philippine Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa will fly to Oslo to collect the award in person, after a third court approved her application to attend Friday’s ceremony.Ressa, an outspoken critic of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, and Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov were named in October as the winners of this year’s award for their efforts to “safeguard freedom of expression”.She is on bail pending an appeal against a conviction last year in a cyber libel case, and was required to…

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