Amanpour and Company

Maria Ressa on President Duterte’s Infamous "War on Drugs"

Clip: 11/22/2019 | 2m 41s Video has closed captioning.

Journalist Maria Ressa is CEO of Rappler, a news site in the Philippines, where she fearlessly reports on the brutal realities of President Duterte’s infamous "war on drugs," which has left a trail of bodies in its wake. Now Ressa herself is in the firing line, facing criminal charges from the government. She joins Christiane to talk about her reporting and the importance of a free press.

Aired: 11/22/19

Rating: NR

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