Maria Ressa Rappler

Philippines: Government must relent its attacks against independent, public interest media

In the months leading up to the Philippines general election, there have been increased attempts to silence independent, public interest media.

Maria Ressa Rappler

Maria Ressa: Charges must be dropped

As the journalist gets up to receive her Nobel Peace Prize, she will do so with numerous state-authorised charges against her.

media freedom

Shutdowns, layoffs and court cases: The clampdown on independent media in the Philippines continues

The ongoing repression of independent media in the Philippines is proving disastrous at a time when trusted and timely news is needed more than ever.

ABS-CBN

Press freedom and independent media remain under threat in the Philippines

Ongoing charges against Maria Ressa and Rappler, the shutdown of ABS-CBN and a draconian Anti-Terror law all drastically diminish press freedom and democracy in the Philippines.

ABS-CBN

Independent media in grave danger in the Philippines

The shutdown of ABS-CBN and the conviction of Maria Ressa are direct attacks on independent media and a huge blow to press freedom in the Philippines.

#HoldTheLine

#HoldTheLine campaign launched in support of Maria Ressa and independent media in the Philippines

Sixty press freedom groups and civil society organisations, journalism institutions, filmmakers, and other supporters have formed a coalition in support of Maria Ressa and independent media in the Philippines, united around the call to #HoldTheLine.

Maria Ressa Rappler

Conviction of Maria Ressa is a further attack on press freedom in the Philippines

The Public Media Alliance condemns the guilty verdict against Rappler founder and editor-in-chief, Maria Ressa, and journalist, Reynaldo Santos Jr, under the Cybercrime Prevention Act as a further attack on press freedom in the Philippines.