Human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin Clooney. Photo: AFP

Amal Clooney to defend journalist Maria Ressa, one of Rodrigo Duterte’s fiercest critics, on charges of tax evasion and libel

  • Ressa, who was named a Time Magazine ‘Person of the Year’ in 2018 for her journalism, faces several criminal charges along with her website Rappler
  • Clooney, part of the team Ressa describes as ‘Justice League’ also defended two Reuters journalists who were jailed for more than 16 months in Myanmar
Topic |   The Philippines

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Human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin Clooney. Photo: AFP
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