Philippine journalists hail Ressa's Nobel win; Duterte's govt mum

Ms Maria Ressa has been in the crosshairs of Mr Rodrigo Duterte since her news organisation Rappler began publishing stories critical of the president's policies. PHOTO: AFP
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MANILA - Ms Maria Ressa's Nobel Peace Prize comes as Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte winds down his term and, with it, a years-long drive to silence his critics.

Mr Duterte's government has, for one, been trying to sue Ms Ressa and her online news organisation, Rappler, to oblivion.

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