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Jul 03, 2018
Reporters Without Borders writes letter to Pakistan's caretaker PM over 'growing curtailment of press freedom'Reporters Without Borders, the organisation which aims to protect freedom of press, has written a letter to Pakistan's caretaker prime minister.
Jul 02, 2018
Lawyer of Reuters journalists accused of breaching Myanmar's secrecy law urges court to drop case against pairReuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo are accused of breaching Myanmar's Official Secrets Act, which carries up to 14 years in jail.
Jun 27, 2018
Pakistani media gripped by fear of military ahead of General Elections as criticism of establishment could risk abduction, tortureThe Pakistan military has tagged a number of journalists, bloggers and activists as anti-state and anti-military, curbing dissent ahead of the elections.
Jun 23, 2018
Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb says CBI will take over investigation into deaths of two journalistsTripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb said that CBI will investigate into the killings of journalists Santanu Bhowmik and Sudip Dutta Bhowmik in 2017
Jun 21, 2018
Pakistan daily Dawn says govt officials are barring its circulation in Sindh, Punjab and Balochistan ahead of pollsPakistani newspaper Dawn has been facing disruptions in its distribution in "targetted cities and towns" for the past month ahead of the July general election its management said in a statement on Tuesday.
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
Jun 15, 2018
Hundreds bid farewell to Shujaat Bukhari as senior journalist laid to rest in ancestral village in Kashmir's BaramullaHundreds turn up to pay their respect to Shujaat Bukhari, editor of Rising Kashmir, who was shot dead by three unidentified men
Jun 14, 2018
Shujaat Bukhari killed: Tributes pour in for Rising Kashmir editor: 'Gentle in demeanour, a bridge between hostile groups'Friends and colleagues whose paths crossed with Bukhari's remember him as "anything but polite" and a "formidable reporter". Historian Ramachandra Guha describes Bukhari as "gentle in demeanour, a bridge between hostile groups" hours before Bukhari was confirmed dead.
May 01, 2018
Kabul bombings: Afghanistan's media remain defiant after attacks that killed 10 journalistsAfghan journalists were shaken but defiant, vowing to continue reporting on the bloody conflict after the deadliest attack on the country's media since the fall of the Taliban in 2001
Apr 25, 2018
World Press Freedom Index report: India falls to rank 138 courtesy hate speech, violence targeting journalistsThe 2018 World Press Freedom Index, compiled by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), reflects growing animosity towards journalists.