Maria Ressa

Philippines' Nobel laureate Ressa loses appeal of cyber libel conviction

The ruling comes less than two weeks after Philippine authorities ordered Rappler to shut down ahead of former president Rodrigo Duterte's last day in office.

published on : 8th July 2022

Nobel Prize laureate Ressa says Philippine courts to decide on her news website closure order

The Philippines’ Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday affirmed its revocation of Rappler’s license over a breach of the ban on foreign ownership and control of media outlets.

published on : 29th June 2022

Philippines orders shutdown of news website co-founded by Nobel Laureate

In the past, 'Rappler' has had to fight for survival as the Philippines government accused it of violating a constitutional ban on foreign ownership in securing funding, as well as tax evasion. 

published on : 29th June 2022