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Jul 22, 2019
Academicians, writers, journalists condemn FIRs against Miyah poets: 'Labels will only sharpen Assam's brittle faultlines, create conditions for ethnic, communal violence'On 10 July 2019, an FIR was filed against ten Miyah poets and other activists from Assam under five different sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Telecommunications Act for a poem titled Write it Down, I am a Miyah written by senior Miyah poet, Hafiz Ahmed. The FIR accused the poets and activists, amongst other things, of depicting the Assamese people as 'xenophobic in the eyes of the whole world' and posing a 'serious threat to the Assamese people as well as towards the national security and harmonious social atmosphere.'
Jun 30, 2019
Priyanka Gandhi accuses UP govt of muzzling media, slams 'shutting' of cameras during Yogi Adityanath's Moradabad visitPriyanka Gandhi also tagged to her tweet a media report, which alleged that cameras of journalists were being shut during Yogi Adityanath's visit to Moradabad.
Jun 29, 2019
Centre freezes advertisements to the Times Group, ABP Group and The Hindu, says Reuters reportCritics have said that freedom of the press has been under attack since Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government first took office in 2014 and journalists have complained of intimidation for writing critical stories.
Jun 29, 2019
RedInk Awards 2019: Sonali Jain of Firstpost wins prize under 'Women Empowerment and Gender Equality' categoryFormer Tribune journalist, Rachna Khaira bagged the 'RedInk Journalist of the Year Award' for her far-reaching expose on the functioning of the Unique Identification Authority of Indian (UIDAI) and its Aadhar data cache, reported Outlook.
May 07, 2019
Editors Guild condemns physical attacks on journalists in West Bengal during phase 5 of elections, asks EC to take actionThe Guild urges the EC to initiate necessary action against those who indulged in physical violence against journalists in West Bengal.
May 04, 2019
'I don't remember': MJ Akbar resorts to refrain during #MeToo cross examination by Priya Ramani's counsel at Delhi courtSenior advocate Rebecca John, appearing for Priya Ramani, then began her cross examination of MJ Akbar, represented by senior advocate Geeta Luthra, on the intricacies regarding Ramani joining The Asian Age and other case details.
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.
Apr 23, 2019
Myanmar Supreme Court rejects appeal of two Reuters journalists sentenced to seven years for violating Official Secrets ActA district court judge in Myanmar’s largest city, Yangon, found the two journalists guilty under the Official Secrets Act in September, 2018 and sentenced them to seven years in prison. The Yangon High Court rejected an earlier appeal in January.
Apr 02, 2019
Pakistan ordered probe against six journalists who had shared Jamal Khashoggi's pictures online, claims RSFPakistan's interior ministry ordered investigations into six journalists who had posted pictures online of murdered Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi, global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Monday. RSF said it was "appalled" to learn of the investigations, adding that it "condemns this latest case of intimidation, especially given the Pakistani police's past behaviour towards dissident journalists".
Jan 28, 2019
Editor's Guild issues statement on barring of Kashmiri journalists from R-Day event; calls it 'State-sponsored attack on press freedom'The Kashmiri journalist community, following this, boycotted the ceremony on Saturday in protest against the police action.