[Statement] Pahayag ng Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) sa Pagkaka Aresto kay Maria Ressa ng Rappler

Pahayag ng Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) sa Pagkaka Aresto kay Maria Ressa ng Rappler Malinaw na ang pag aresto sa isang mamahayag dahil sa paggampan ng kanyang tungkulin ay gawain ng isang Duwag at Diktador. Si Maria Ressa ng Rappler ay inaresto sa kasong Cyberlibel na hindi pa naisasabatas noong nangyari ang…

[From the web] Politically Motivated Arrest of Philippine Journalist Criminal Libel Case is Latest Attack on Maria Ressa, Rappler -HRW

Politically Motivated Arrest of Philippine Journalist Criminal Libel Case is Latest Attack on Maria Ressa, Rappler On Wednesday, Philippine National Bureau of Investigation agents arrested Maria Ressa, the founding editor of news website Rappler, in the latest assault on media freedom by the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte. The arrest follows a libel case filed…

[Statement] Huwag Palupig sa Pang-uusig ng Tirano, Kailangan ng Isang Demokratikong Bayan ang Malayang Pamamahayag -KILUSAN

Huwag Palupig sa Pang-uusig ng Tirano, Kailangan ng Isang Demokratikong Bayan ang Malayang Pamamahayag Mariing kinokondena ng Kilusan para sa Pambansang Demokrasya (KILUSAN) ang pagsampa ng kaso laban sa mamamahayag na si Maria Ressa ng cyber libel at pagkaka-aresto dito. Si Ressa ang tumatayong CEO ng media outfit na Rappler. Atake ito sa malayang pamamahayag…

[Statement] Human Rights Online Philippines reaction on the arrest of Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa

Human Rights Online Philippines reaction on the arrest of Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa The Human Rights Online Philippines (HRonlinePH) today called on the government authorities to immediately release Maria Ressa who have been arrested yesterday, 13 February in connection with a cyber libel cased filed by the Department of Justice. Maria Ressa…

[Statement] #BabaeAko condemns the arrest of Rappler chief executive officer Maria Ressa on a spurious cyberlibel charge

#BabaeAko condemns the arrest of Rappler chief executive officer Maria Ressa on a spurious cyberlibel charge. The serving by National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) agents of an arrest warrant past office hours is clear harassment. Ressa is by no stretch of the imagination a flight risk. She actually returned home to squarely face the cases…

[In the news] Bato’s ‘lips to lips’ remark ‘normalizes’ sexual harassment, Chel Diokno says -PhilStar.com

Bato’s ‘lips to lips’ remark ‘normalizes’ sexual harassment, Chel Diokno says Opposition candidate Chel Diokno rebuked fellow candidate and former Philippine National Police chief Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa, who commented that the fastest way to learn Kapampangan was to kiss a Pampanga local “lips to lips.” “Sabi nila, ang pinakamabilis daw na paraan para matuto…

[Statement] Trade Justice Pilipinas calls for the temporary withdrawal of EU trade preferences to the Philippines under GSP+

Trade Justice Pilipinas calls for the temporary withdrawal of EU trade preferences to the Philippines under GSP+ In the wake of worsening human rights situation in the Philippines under the Duterte administration, Trade Justice Pilipinas, a peoples network campaigning for just trade and investment policies calls on the European Union to withdraw special trade incentives…

[In the news] NBI agents serve arrest warrant on Maria Ressa at Rappler headquarters -CNNPhilippines

NBI agents serve arrest warrant on Maria Ressa at Rappler headquarters National Bureau of Investigation agents served an arrest warrant on Rappler chief executive officer and executive editor Maria Ressa at the online news site’s office in Pasig City on Wednesday, according to Rappler. The arrest warrant is in connection with a cyberlibel case over…