Number of Celebrities showed their support upon the allegations faced by the Media Company Rappler.
Agot Isidro, Chino Singsong of Itchyworms, Musicians Cooky Chua, Filmmaker Quark Henares, and Bayang Barrios expressed their support upon changing their profile pictures.
The Security of Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that they have revoked the Rapplers license, that the company is liable to its agreement with Omidyar Network, regarding to the issue of the Philippine Depositary Receipts (PDRS).
SEC also claims that Omidyar is being given controlling powers through the PDR’s, that violates the rule of all media companies 100% owned by Filipinos.
Media rights group said it was an attack to the Press Freedom.
However, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II said that the Department of Justice has formalised its investigation to the said issue.