Philippine journalist Maria Ressa. Photo: AFPPhilippine journalist Maria Ressa. Photo: AFP
Philippine journalist Maria Ressa. Photo: AFP

Philippine journalist Maria Ressa found guilty of cyber libel

  • Ressa and her news site Rappler have been the target of legal action and probes after publishing stories critical of President Rodrigo Duterte’s policies
  • Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, who is part of Ressa’s legal team, said the conviction was ‘a stark warning to the press, and a blow to democracy in the Philippines’
Topic |   The Philippines
Philippine journalist Maria Ressa. Photo: AFPPhilippine journalist Maria Ressa. Photo: AFP
Philippine journalist Maria Ressa. Photo: AFP
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