7 months Ressa camp moves for the dismissal of cyber-libel case MB
By Ria Fernandez The camp of Rappler Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Maria Ressa has asked Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC) branch 46 to dismiss the cyber-libel case filed against her and two other accused. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa (JUN RYAN ARAÑAS / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) In the motion to quash filed on Tuesday, former Supreme Court spokesperson Atty. Theodore Te and his colleagues from the Free Legal Assistance Group (FLAG) stressed that the information filed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) against Rappler, Ressa, and former reporter Reynaldo Santos, Jr. have no basis. For one, they argued that the ... more