Philippines press freedom: Major broadcaster denied a new licence

Journalists say the network is being punished because of President Rodrigo Duterte's grievances, and the decision will further damage an already troubled nation.

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    The Philippine Congress has refused to renew the operating licence of the country's biggest broadcaster in what rights groups are calling a dark day for press freedom.

    They say it is part of a broader crackdown on dissent.

    Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports from Manila.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera News


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