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May 03, 2019
World Press Freedom Day: Journalists stress on need to stand with each other, re-examine archaic lawsIn the absence of any support from state agencies, journalists said it is their own community they look to for solidarity and support.
Dec 19, 2018
53 journalists killed worldwide so far in 2018 claims report; Afghanistan deadliest country for scribesThe New York-based organization found that 34 journalists were killed in retaliation for their work as of 14 December, while at least 53 were killed overall. That compares to 18 retaliation killings among the 47 deaths documented by the committee in 2017.
Oct 19, 2018
Prominent human rights groups urge Turkey to request UN investigation into Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearanceFour prominent human rights and press freedom groups on Thursday urged Turkey to request a United Nations investigation into Khashoggi's disappearance.
Jun 18, 2018
'Campaign of fear' drives Pakistan's journalists to self-censorship as pressure mounts ahead of General ElectionWith the Pakistan General Elections just a month away, journalists in Pakistan claim a "campaign of fear" is being run "against anyone criticising the establishment" especially the military
Feb 22, 2018
India ranks 81st in global corruption perception index; among worst offenders in Asia Pacific for graft, press freedomIndia has been ranked 81st in the global corruption perception index for 2017, released by Transparency International, which named the country among the "worst offenders" in terms of graft and press freedom in the Asia Pacific region
Sep 23, 2017
Tripura journalist Shantanu Bhowmick killed: Amnesty calls it another 'sickening assault' on freedom of expressionThe killing of journalist Shantanu Bhowmick in Tripura is another "sickening assault" on freedom of expression, Amnesty International India
Sep 07, 2017
Gauri Lankesh murder: Coverage shows complete disregard for journalistic principles as 'outrage' replaces objectivityMuch of the reportage and opinions around Gauri Lankesh's death were based on presuppositions that the Right-wing was behind her murder even before any arrests were made or FIR was filed in the case
Jun 03, 2017
Unidentified men attempt to abduct Pakistan Geo TV journalist Azaz SyedIslamabad: A Pakistani journalist working with a prominent TV channel has claimed that unidentified men tried to abduct him.
Dec 13, 2016
More journalists jailed all over the world than in nearly 3 decades: Committee to Protect JournalistsMore journalists have been jailed this year by governments around the world than at any time in nearly three decades, primarily because of the crackdown in Turkey after a failed coup in July, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.
May 27, 2016
India abstains from voting on US press freedom group's plea in United NationsThe vote came after CPJ's application seeking accreditation as an NGO at United Nations, first made in 2012, was deferred seven times.