Philippine journalist and Duterte critic Maria Ressa has cyber libel charge dismissed – South China Morning Post

Philippine journalist and Duterte critic Maria Ressa has cyber libel charge dismissed – South China Morning Post

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Veteran Philippine journalist Maria Ressa has had a cyber libel charge against her dismissed, lawyers involved in the case said on Tuesday, in a rare legal win for the key critic of the country’s President Rodrigo Duterte.Ressa, the chief executive of news website Rappler, was earlier convicted in another cyber libel case last year, but remains free on bail pending an appeal in a case that could see her handed six years in jail.“I’m glad to hear good news. I look forward to seeing the rest of…Read More

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