Philippine news site chief and Duterte critic freed on bail after latest arrest

Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa is escorted by police after posting bail in Pasig Regional Trial Court in Pasig City, Philippines, March 29, 2019. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

MANILA (Reuters) – The head of a Philippine news website known for critical reports about President Rodrigo Duterte was freed on bail hours after she was re-arrested at a Manila airport on Friday on charges she had violated foreign ownership rules. “You cannot harass and intimidate journalists to silence. We’ll stand up and fight against […]

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