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Journalist Maria Ressa found guilty of ’cyber libel’ by Philippines court

Journalist Maria Ressa found guilty of ’cyber libel’ by Philippines court

Internationally acclaimed Filipino journalist Maria Ressa and Reynaldo Santos Jr., a former staffer at Rappler, the online news service founded by Ressa, where she serves as CEO and executive editor, were found guilty of cyber libel by a Manila trial court in the Philippines on Monday. Both were hit with long prison sentences and ordered to pay around $8,000 in moral and exemplary damages.

tabachoy 50
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hugh
hugh 2 months

Duerte is...Nevermimd

Jerico
Jerico 2 months

A strongman will not hesitate to bend the justice system.

Drunkin Lephrechaun
Drunkin Lephrechaun 2 months

Yeah, and we are about to reopen Subic bay, spending millions to fill Duerte’s coffers. Not good

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