Journalist and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa, one of the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize winners, speaks during an interview in Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines in October. Photo: Reuters
Journalist and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa, one of the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize winners, speaks during an interview in Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines in October. Photo: Reuters

Philippines opposes Nobel winner Maria Ressa going to Norway, calling her a ‘flight risk’

  • The journalist, who is on bail pending an appeal against a conviction in a cyber libel case, is seeking permission to travel for the prize ceremony in December
  • Ressa has been a staunch critic of President Rodrigo Duterte and his government’s policies, including a drug war that has killed thousands

Topic |   The Philippines
Journalist and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa, one of the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize winners, speaks during an interview in Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines in October. Photo: Reuters
Journalist and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa, one of the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize winners, speaks during an interview in Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines in October. Photo: Reuters
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