Philippine journalist Maria Ressa released on bail after being arrested and charged with cyber libel
Philippine journalist Maria Ressa was freed on bail on Thursday following an arrest that sparked international censure and allegations she is being targeted over her news site’s criticism of President Rodrigo Duterte. Ressa stepped out of a Manila court where she posted bail after spending the night in detention at the National Bureau of Investigation, whose agents arrested her on Wednesday on a “cyber libel” charge that carries a penalty of 12 years behind bars. Ressa, who...... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Philippine journalist Maria Ressa released on bail after being arrested and charged with cyber libel, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you
Published By: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - Wednesday, 13 February
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