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Journalist Ressa's arrest sparks outcry

Basilio H. Sepe, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Feb 14 2019 11:19 AM | Updated as of Feb 14 2019 02:20 PM

Journalist Ressa's arrest sparks outcry

Student activists hold a picket Thursday in front of National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) where Maria Ressa, head of Philippine online news site Rappler, is being held after her arrest. Ressa's arrest for charges of libel sparked an outcry from local and international news organizations.