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Court orders arrest of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa

/ 06:28 PM February 13, 2019

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MANILA, Philippines — The Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 46 ordered on Wednesday the arrest of Rappler’s chief executive officer Maria Ressa over a cyberlibel case.

As of this posting, agents of the National Bureau of Investigation are now at the news agency’s office serving the warrant against her.

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Ressa is currently talking to agents of the NBI inside Rappler’s headquarters as of this post. /atm

READ: DOJ allows filing of cyber libel case vs Rappler’s Ressa, reporter

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