Philippine journalist's trial suggests 'orchestrated attempt' to hush state critics: BowerGroupAsia

The arrest and trial of veteran Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, among other incidents, suggest a possible "weaponizing" of the law in an "orchestrated attempt" to silence the government's critics, says BowerGroupAsia's Victor Manhit, who says most people in the country view Ressa's verdict as a sign of a "growing threat" to national democracy and freedom.
Tue, Jun 16 20203:52 AM EDT