Maria Ressa

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 Maria Ressa, editor and chief executive of Rappler: The government was “weaponising Facebook and the internet”. Photograph: Ezra Acayan/Getty Images

Maria Ressa feared the election of President Rodrigo Duterte in 2016 would be bad news for the Philippines but even she could not have predicted the t(...)

Maria Ressa speaking outside court in Manila on Monday: “We’re at the precipice. If we fall over we’re no longer a democracy.” Photograph:  Ezra Acayan/Getty Images

One of the Philippines’s most prominent journalists, Maria Ressa, is facing up to six years in prison after she was found guilty on Monday of “cyber l(...)