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.
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

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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