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Philippine journalist Ressa released on bail after arrest on libel charges

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Philippines Journalist Maria Ressa Released on Bail After Arrest for ‘Cyber Libel'

6 monthes ago   |   By Time

Philippines journalists Maria Ressa, an outspoken critic of President Rodrigo Duterte, was released on bail Thursday following her arrest a day prior on a charge broadly viewed as an attempt to silence her.
Ressa, editor and CEO of the influential English-language news website Rappler, was apprehended at the company's Manila headquarters Wednesday night and charged with “cyber libel.”
Philippines broadcaster ABS-CBN reports that Ressa was released after posting bail equal to about US$1,915.
The latest charge against Ressa, a former CNN bureau chief and the recipient of numerous...
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