Journalist Flies Home To The Philippines To Face Arrest Warrant, Posts Bail

Journalist Flies Home To The Philippines To Face Arrest Warrant, Posts Bail

A vocal critic of the government of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, Maria Ressa declared her innocence after turning herself in to answer tax evasion charges. She posted bail at the court in Manila on Monday.Maria Ressa, the head of Rappler, an online news outlet known to criticize the Philippine government, was charged with tax evasion. “I will do what I need to do to face all of this,” she said.

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Source: NPR Politics
Journalist Flies Home To The Philippines To Face Arrest Warrant, Posts Bail

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