• Mon. Apr 19th, 2021

Maria Ressa, Philippine journalist’s conviction ‘a blow to press freedom’

Maria Ressa, Philippine journalist's conviction 'a blow to press freedom'

(STL.News) One of the Philippines’ most prominent journalists and her colleague have been found guilty of libel in a case seen as a major blow to press freedom.  Maria Ressa denies the charges over an article on her news website, Rappler, linking a businessman to criminal activity.

Al Jazeera’s Jamela Alindogan reports.

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