7 months Palace tells Ressa: Arrest not in violation of Bill of Rights MB
By Argyll Cyrus Geducos  Malacañang said that the arrest of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa Friday morning does not violate any of her rights as it underwent due process. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made the statement after Ressa said that the arrest is in violation of the Bill of Rights under the 1987 Philippine Constitution. Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo(OPS / MANILA BULLETIN) Ressa was arrested at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1 upon her arrival from the United States. She is accused of violating the constitutional requirement for mass media to be 100-percent Filipino owned. In his Friday press ... more