Maria Ressa, Philippine Journalist and Nobel Laureate, Is Acquitted of Tax Evasion – By Jason Gutierrez and Mike Ives
Maria Ressa after her acquittal in Manila on Wednesday. “Hope,” she said of the verdict. “That is what it provides.”
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The verdict was a rare legal victory for Ms. Ressa, founder of the news site Rappler, who has been under pressure from the Philippine authorities for years.
Tax Evasion,Freedom of the Press,Decisions and Verdicts,News and News Media,Rappler,Ressa, Maria,Philippines,Manila (Philippines)
Publish : 2023-01-17T19:56:31-05:00
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