Maria Ressa’s Nobel Peace Prize is an International Rebuke of the Duterte Regime
The Malaya Movement in Canada congratulates Maria Ressa as co-recipient of the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. In its announcement, the Nobel Committee cited Ms. Ressa’s
“efforts to safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace. Ms Ressa …[is] receiving the Peace Prize for [her] … courageous fight for freedom of expression in the Philippines….”
Ms. Ressa herself, and Rappler.com, the news site she has founded face persecution from the Duterte regime.