Maria Ressa, 56, and her news site Rappler have been the target of legal action and probes after publishing stories critical of Duterte's policies, including his drug war that has killed thousands.
President Rodrigo Duterte may have avoided accounting of extra-judicial killings in the International Criminal Court, but he hasn’t quite escaped the consequences of his increasingly authoritarian rule.
Former CNN journalist Ressa, who has repeatedly clashed with President Rodrigo Duterte, was arrested in Rappler's Manila office on Wednesday.
Time magazine names journalists, including slain writer Jamal Khashoggi and a pair of Reuters journalists imprisoned by Myanmar, as its "Person of the Year," in a cover story headlined "The Guardians and the War on Truth."
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