Last Tuesday, June 15, 2020 — Twitter quoted Rappler’s tweet after CEO Rappler Maria Ressa was found guilty of cyber libel. According to the tweet, journalist should not be punished and silenced for doing their jobs. They also used the hashtag #FreePress to support all journalist around the world.
We stand with @MariaRessa and journalists around the world who are being persecuted for doing their jobs and holding power to account. Governments should not impinge on the fundamental values of a #FreePress.
It must end now.https://t.co/hLMK61gb1g
— Twitter Public Policy (@Policy) June 15, 2020