Philippines

Ressa, Santos conviction ‘case of accountability’: Panelo

MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The conviction of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa and former researcher-writer Reynalod Santos Jr. over a libel case is “a case of accountability”, as Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo said on Monday. Panelo disagreed with opposition lawmakers who said their conviction is slowly killing press freedom. ”Ms. Ressa should stop telling … Continue reading