Erin Tanada on Maria Ressa’s arrest: ‘No law, no crime!’

Atty. Erin Tanada slams the National Bureau of Investigation for arresting Rappler CEO Maria Ressa. The abogado mentioned that there is no Cybercrime Law yet when the alleged article was released.

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Tanada said that this only proves that this government could not tolerate a free press. The abogado insisted that there is no basis for the arrest given that it is not cover by cybercrime law then.

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The abogado might be on to something given that the article was published in May 2012. There is no Cybercrime Law until later that year.

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