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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.
Nov 14, 2014
Obama urges greater freedom of press in Myanmar and China, defends US approachPresident Barack Obama pressed for greater freedoms on Friday for reporters in Myanmar and China while defending the balance he said the U.S. seeks to strike at home. Although he said he couldn't discuss the case of a U.S. journalist under pressure by prosecutors, he echoed comments from his attorney general that journalists won't be jailed for doing their job.
May 02, 2014
Security major concern for journalists in India: ReportThe report also noted that several cases of killing of journalists remained unsolved and over the past year impunity continued to be a major threat to press freedom across South Asia.
Dec 30, 2013
70 journalists died while on the job in 2013At least 70 journalists were killed on the job around the world in 2013, including 29 who died covering the civil war in Syria and 10 slain in Iraq, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.