Maria Ressa, chief executive officer and executive editor of Rappler, Jan 2018. Wikimedia Commons


The Philippine Daily Inquirer-Dec 5

On Wednesday last week, it was former Bayan Muna Rep. Satur Ocampo, ACT Teachers Rep. France Castro and 16 teachers, congressional staffers and pastors. On Monday, it was news website Rappler’s CEO Maria Ressa.  The latest wave of arrests against vocal government critics paints a disturbing pattern of a crackdown on dissent under the Duterte administration.

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First published in: The Philippine Daily Inquirer