STATEMENT of Atty. Chel Diokno on the Arrest of Maria Ressa

Statement of Atty. Chel Diokno on the Arrest of Maria Ressa

13 February 2019

As a human rights lawyer, as a Filipino, I condemn the Duterte administration’s arrest of Rappler Chief Executive Officer Maria Ressa.

As a human rights lawyer, as a Filipino, I condemn the Duterte administration’s heavy-handed attempt to arrest Rappler CEO Maria Ressa.

Naniniwala tayong dapat pag may sala, may parusa. Pero sa kasong ito, malinaw na ito ay tahasang pag-atake hindi lang sa malayang pamamahayag, kundi sa buong sistema ng hustisya sa ating bansa.

 

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