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Joint Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa. Credit: AP

Joint Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa. Credit: AP

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Joint Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa. Credit: AP

Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov were hardly household names in the West before they shared the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize last week, but they deserve to be.

Ressa, who co-founded the news website Rappler, was praised for using freedom of expression to “expose abuse of power, use of violence and growing authoritarianism” in her native Philippines.


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