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Duterte congratulates Ressa on Nobel Prize

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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's office on Monday congratulated journalist Maria Ressa for winning the Nobel Peace Prize, calling it "a victory for a Filipina" for which it was happy to see.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's office on Monday congratulated journalist Maria Ressa for winning the Nobel Peace Prize.

A spokesman called it a "a victory for a Filipina" but stayed clear of her news site's investigative reporting of Duterte's government.

Ressa founded the news site Rappler, fighting multiple legal challenges in courts related to its coverage of the bloody war on drugs under Duterte and his government's use of social media to target opponents.

Source: Reuters
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