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Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says the case against Rappler 'has absolutely nothing to do with the freedom of expression'
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(3rd UPDATE) 'What the court did today was to avoid a situation where there is hasty, malicious, and oppressive prosecution of innocent people,' says Rappler lawyer Francis Lim
Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says, 'Canada remains deeply concerned for the security and safety' of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa in the Philippines
David Kaye, United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression, calls the charges 'a serious threat against independent and investigative journalism in the Philippines, and will have implications beyond its borders'
Maria Ressa is scheduled to be arraigned before the Pasig Regional Trial Court on Friday, December 7
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Key opposition figures say the Duterte government continues to harass news organizations whose reporting it dislikes
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Rappler CEO posts bail on Monday in one of the 5 cases filed by the government, which insists investments received by Rappler are income that should be taxed
Dated November 28, 2018, the warrant is signed by Judge Danilo Buemio and transmitted to the station commander of the Pasig City Police Station
(3rd UPDATE) The case at the Pasig court is just one of the 5 tax cases the Department of Justice has filed against Rappler Holdings Corporation and its president Maria Ressa
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines says 'arresting Maria will send a clear signal that the country’s democracy is fast receding under a feckless administration that cannot abide criticism and free expression'
The Committee to Protect Journalists is awarded the 2018 Chatham House Prize in recognition of its efforts to defend the right of journalists to work without fear
'This attempt to silence a highly regarded news website is just the latest example of the administration’s contempt for free and vibrant news media,' says Human Rights Watch Asia Director Brad Adams
(3rd UPDATE) 'The mounting tax charges against Rappler are a blatant form of legal harassment,' says the Committee to Protect Journalists
"Maria and her team are a shining example of principled resistance to the erosion of democratic norms."
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Aside from a case before the Court of Tax Appeals, the justice department files another tax charge at the Pasig Regional Trial Court
Rappler lawyers question the hasty filing of the charges in court, noting that the justice department has not acted on their motion for reconsideration
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'Democracy cannot live without the freedom of the press. The brave work of independent media is necessary to protect the truth and defend democratic discourse,' says National Democratic Institute Chairman Madeleine Albright
'We need to continue reporting without fear or favor,' Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa says after accepting the Gwen Ifill Press Freedom Award in New York City
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(4th UPDATE) The tax evasion case stems from an earlier finding that Rappler's Philippine Depositary Receipts amounted to foreign ownership, a supposed defect which the Court of Appeals said was already cured
'Consider making the same tough business decisions our little company made to protect the public sphere and to ensure democracy survives,' Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa says after accepting the Knight International Journalism Award in Washington, DC
Maria Ressa talks to Peter Pomerantsev about the weaponization of social media
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Southeast Asia correspondent Natashya Gutierrez's piece wins under the Excellence in Reporting on Women's Issues category of the Society of Publishers in Asia 2018 Awards for Editorial Excellence
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World Editors Forum president David Callaway delivers a speech introducing Maria Ressa, recipient of the Golden Pen of Freedom Award handed by WAN-IFRA
'My name is Maria Ressa. We are Rappler, and we will hold the line.'
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Aside from Ressa, the other Knight International Journalism Awards winner is Joseph Poliszuk, who reports on high-level corruption in the midst of Venezuela's economic collapse
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(UPDATED) Rappler Holdings Corporation and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa file a joint counter-affidavit at the DOJ in relation to the P133-million tax evasion complaint filed by the BIR
In a UNESCO campaign for World Press Freedom Day, renowned journalists talk about the importance of press freedom in a democracy
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'The allegations against me are baffling and unfounded,' says Rappler CEO Maria Ressa in her counter-affidavit filed with the DOJ on her behalf by her lawyers
Rappler CEO Maria Ressa is represented by her lawyers at the justice department in response to a subpoena over the tax evasion complaint filed by the BIR
(UPDATED) Rappler CEO Maria Ressa appears before Department of Justice prosecutors a day ahead of the filing of her counter-affidavit, as she would be in Seoul on Wednesday to participate in a forum on the state of press freedom around the world
Here's a timeline of events surrounding the Bureau of Internal Revenue's tax evasion complaint against Rappler
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(UPDATED) The subpoena directs Rappler president Maria Ressa and treasurer James Bitanga to submit their counter-affidavit as the BIR accuses them of tax evasion – a claim they contest
Rappler is not a foreign media outlet, and therefore does not have to seek accreditation with the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines