Malacañang on Thursday brushed off calls to drop all charges against Rappler CEO Maria Ressa and former researcher-writer Reynaldo Santos Jr.
President Rodrigo Duterte has accused Rappler CEO Maria Ressa of being a fraud and threatened to expose her.
No less than former Supreme Court Chief Justice Artemio Panganiban has found Rappler’s 2012 article linking businessman Wilfredo Keng to human trafficking and drug smuggling libelous.
Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) President Domingo Egon Cayosa on Tuesday (June 16) believes the rights of Filipinos will to freedom of expression remains intact.
Department of Justice (DOJ) Undersecretary Markk Perete on Tuesday (June 16) said the the cyberlibel conviction Rappler executive editor Maria Ressa and its former researcher-writer Reynaldo Santos Jr. is not the first in the country.
Free Legal Assistance Group (FLAG) chairman and human rights lawyer Chel Diokno on Monday (June 15) vowed to fight the cyberlibel conviction of Rappler Ressa and her former researcher-writer Reynaldo Santos Jr.
Veteran journalist Maria Ressa can still appeal the Manila trial court’s decision convicting her and a former reporter of cyber libel, Malacañang said Monday.
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) described the guilty verdict on Maria Ressa, the founder and executive editor of the news website Rappler, as “dark day not only for independent Philippine media but for all Filipinos.”
A Manila court shot down the claim of Rappler chief executive officer and founder Maria Ressa that her cyber libel case was an attack of press freedom by saying that the media should use its power responsibly.
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) hopes for judicial independence on the cyber libel case filed against Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa.
The Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 46 has turned to motion of Rappler executive editor Maria Ressa and her co-accused seeking to quash the libel case against them.
Rappler executive editor Maria Ressa has been released from the detention after posting a P100,000 bail.