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Award-Winning Journalist Maria Ressa Arrested on Libel Charges : Philipines

The top journalist 'Maria Ressa' & CEO of Rappler, a news website crucial to the Philippines government was arrested in Manila headquarters. She has been accused of cyber libel charges, that come from a 7-year od report on businessman's alleged ties to an ex-judge in the court. However, the advocates view this as a means to silence the news company. President Rodrigo denied the charges against her & claim it to be a political move.

BBC