Danger! NUPL issues statement over Maria Ressa’s arrest

The Nationa Union of Peoples’ Lawyers issues a message of support after Rappler CEO Maria Ressa was arrested yesterday for cyber libel. Through Atty. Edre Olalia, the abogado organization criticized the government for its intimidation and censorship.

Maria Ressa arrested for cyber-libel

Olalia explained that the case was just excavated against Ressa and is a show of prior restraint from the government. The abogado warned the public that it does not matter what your profession is, you can be the target of the Duterte administration.

Philippines arrests journalist Maria Ressa on libel charge

The abogado said that dissenters or critics of the President will eventually suffer the same fate. If you criticize so good, they will make you look bad.

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