High-profile barrister says 10th arrest warrant for Duterte critic showed the Philippines was trying to silence Ressa

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney has accused the Philippine government of an “increasingly transparent campaign” to silence Maria Ressa after the journalist was charged with cyber libel for the third time.

Ressa, one of the Philippines’ most prominent journalists, already faces a series of legal charges that could lead to about 100 years in prison.

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