Philippines expected to release detained journalist Maria Ressa
Thursday, 14 February 2019 MANILA: Philippine journalist Maria Ressa was expected to be released on bail Thursday, after her arrest sparked international condemnation and allegations she is being targeted over her news site's criticism of President Rodrigo Duterte.
CNN reports Maria Ressa, a high-profile Philippine journalist and vocal critic of the country's president, was arrested Wednesday in connection with "cyber libel" charges against Rappler, the news site she oversees. Ressa was formally arrested on Wednesday. Earlier in the day, she was served an...
Maria Ressa, chief of Philippine news website Rappler known for its scrutiny of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, has been released on bail after her widely condemned arrest for libel charges the..