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a high profile journalists detained in the Philippines has been freed on bail after her arrest drew outrage from free press advocates around the world Maria resident the chief of Philippine news platform Rappler had been arrested on libel charges on Wednesday the message that the government is sending is very clear and someone actually told are reported this last night be silent , are your next and this what is Martin petty reports her site has been known to **** heads with the country's leader would you go to tear today rob plays a very energetic news organization the intensely scrutinizes all the activities of the government they have a lot of very %HESITATION dole get determined reporters who really get stock can and clearly this is pushing due to taste bottoms rappers reporting has often scrutinized to take these policies and question the accuracy of his statements Reso was one of the journalists name this time magazine's person of the year in twenty eighteen for rappers coverage of detectives bloody drug war and the lawsuits they say she faces quote in an effort to stifle her work she's now accused of libel over an article that link the Filipino businessman to murder human trafficking and drug smuggling the article was written in twenty twelve but propers lawyers say the libel case was suddenly revived after it had been originally dismissed for lacking merit critics say it was a move by the government meant to intimidate journalists because has vented his anger at rockler on several occasions he he once called him a fake news outlet he's even suggest that they might be linked to the CIA he says that he's open to criticism %HESITATION he doesn't mind it but I think it's quite clear that they're all people around him in his administration who want quite as comfortable with some of the reporting that rapper has done a spokesperson for the president says the case has nothing to do with the tear today and that he has no interest in punishing journalists who challenges rule