Filipino American journalist Maria Ressa on winning Nobel Peace Prize
10 October 2021 | 8:11 am
Philippines journalist Maria Ressa speaks after winning Nobel Peace Prize for fighting for freedom of expression at a time when democracy is increasingly under threat.
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