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‘Be silent or you’re next’: Maria Ressa posts bail, but arrest ‘puts all Filipinos at risk’

Award-winning Philippine journalist Maria Ressa emerged beaming and defiant after posting bail of 100,000 pesos (US$2,000) on Thursday, one day after her arrest on a charge of “cyber-libel” sparked international controversy and sent shivers through the country’s press freedom activists. “We will not duck, we will not hide, we will hold the line,” vowed the CEO of news website Rappler, who has been charged over a report her company ran seven years ago. Rappler has...... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, ‘Be silent or you’re next’: Maria Ressa posts bail, but arrest ‘puts all Filipinos at risk’, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you ‘Be silent or you’re next’: Maria Ressa posts bail, but arrest ‘puts all Filipinos at risk’

 

 

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Published By: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - Thursday, 14 February

 

 

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