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US law denies entry to foreign officials threatening journalists

US law denies entry to foreign officials threatening journalists

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, December 29) — Foreign government officials who persecute journalists will be denied entry in the United States of America, as stated in a newly-enacted law. According to the 2021 Department of State, Foreign Operations, And Related Programs Appropriations Act, “foreign government officials involved in threatening, wrongfully imprisoning, or otherwise depriving of liberty independent journalists who speak out or...

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Keng Maria Ressa Metro Manila Rappler Ressa US