MANILA • Philippine journalist Maria Ressa will be allowed to travel so she can accept her Nobel Peace Prize in person after a court gave her permission to leave the South-east Asian country to visit Norway later this month.
Ms Ressa, who is subject to travel restrictions due to the legal cases she faces in the Philippines, shared the peace prize with Russian investigative journalist Dmitry Muratov, in an endorsement of free speech under fire worldwide.
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