Dismay over Philippine journalist Maria Ressa’s prison sentence


Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is appalled by the up to six years in jail sentence that Philippine journalist Maria Ressa received on a criminal libel charge in a shocking judicial masquerade in Manila today, and calls on the country’s justice system to recover a semblance of credibility by overturning her conviction on appeal.

A Manila regional court convicted Maria Ressa, co-founder and director of the independent news website Rappler, over an article published in 2012 that was the subject of a


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