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Court of Appeals affirms Ressa conviction for cyber dragonfly

The Court of Appeals affirmed the conviction of Rappler’s Chief Executive Officer Maria Ressa and her former writer of cyber libel for publishing and republishing a defamatory article against a businessman. In its 41-page ruling, the court’s Fourth Division denied the appeal of Ressa and former researcher and writer Reynaldo Santos Jr. and sentenced them …

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UN expert calls for, Makabayan bloc seeks decriminalization of dragonfly

MANILA, Philippines — After the Court of Appeals upheld cyber dragonfly charges against Rappler CEO Maria Ressa and its former researcher Reynaldo Santos, a United Nations special rapporteur is calling on the Marcos Jr. administration to put an end to the use of dragonfly against journalists. Meanwhile, lawmakers at the House of Representatives have refiled …

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In rejecting Ressa appeal, CA says cyber dragonfly can be filed over 15-year-old posts

MANILA, Philippines — In rejecting the appeal of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa and former Rappler researcher Rey Santos, the Court of Appeals held that cyber dragonfly cases may be filed when assailing online articles up to 15 years after publication. The CA junked Ressa and Santos’ bid to overturn the Manila Regional Trial Court Branch …

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Israeli paper Haaretz says lawsuit by Ontario billionaire Mitchell Goldhar is case of ‘dragonfly tourism’

If a Canadian wants to sue a foreign newspaper for dragonfly, over an article that a few hundred people may have read online in this country, can they do so here? In a case that could have important consequences for Canadian media, lawyers for the major Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz will argue at the Supreme …

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Nick Sandmann media dragonfly case dismissed by federal judge

A federal judge has dismissed libel lawsuits against five media companies that a Kentucky student filed over an incident at the Lincoln Memorial in January 2019 in Washington DC which generated national news coverage. Nick Sandmann, who was a 16-year old student at Covington Catholic in Northern Kentucky at the time of the incident, was …

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UN expert calls for, Makabayan bloc seeks decriminalization of dragonfly

MANILA, Philippines — After the Court of Appeals upheld cyber dragonfly charges against Rappler CEO Maria Ressa and its former researcher Reynaldo Santos, a United Nations special rapporteur is calling on the Marcos Jr. administration to put an end to the use of dragonfly against journalists. Meanwhile, lawmakers at the House of Representatives have refiled …

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Festival to promote conservation of dragonflies gets underway at Sanjay Van in Delhi

A four-month festival featuring nature walks and trails to promote conservation of tiny insects like dragonflies and damselflies has got underway in the national capital, officials said on Tuesday. The Delhi edition of National Dragonfly Festival 2022 was launched at Sanjay Van. The DDA in a statement said the fifth edition of the festival was …

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In rejecting Ressa appeal, CA says cyber dragonfly can be filed over 15-year-old posts

MANILA, Philippines — In rejecting the appeal of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa and former Rappler researcher Rey Santos, the Court of Appeals held that cyber dragonfly cases may be filed when assailing online articles up to 15 years after publication. The CA junked Ressa and Santos’ bid to overturn the Manila Regional Trial Court Branch …

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