Deaths of Karima Baloch, Sajid Hussain bound to raise uncomfortable questions for Pakistan on Balochistan
The death of a high-profile critic of the Pakistan government, one that fled that country in 2016 and sought refuge in Canada saying she was in fear for her life because of the army and intel agencies, is in itself sure to raise uncomfortable questions for Islamabad
In major role reversal, global leaders call on Donald Trump's USA to protect journalists amid ongoing unrest
Attacks against journalists covering demonstrations against racial injustice have prompted foreign governments to call on US authorities to respect press freedom and protect reporters, both local and foreign
India drops two places on global press freedom index, ranked 142nd out of 180 nations; RSF cites pressure to toe 'Hindu nationalist government's line'
Paris-based Reporters Sans Frontieres (RSF) attributed India's decline on the World Press Freedom Index 2020 to 'pressure on the media to toe the Hindu nationalist government's line'
FIR against UP journalist Pawan Kumar Jaiswal for exposing irregularities in mid-day meal blot on Indian democracy
The arrest of Pawan Kumar Jaiswal is a clear case of trying to intimidate a journalist and erode the foundations of a free press to protect the corrupt.
Critics 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.
India drops two places to 140th in World Press Freedom Index, cites 'attacks' against journalists by BJP supporters
In reference to India, the index found an alarming rate of coordinated hate campaigns waged on social networks against journalists who dare to speak or write about subjects that annoy Hindutva
Pakistan ordered probe against six journalists who had shared Jamal Khashoggi's pictures online, claims RSF
Pakistan'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".
Myanmar court rejects Reuters reporters' appeal, journalists face 7 years in prison over reportage on Rohingya genocide
A Myanmar court on Friday rejected the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act.
Media watchdog seeks independent probe into murder of Jharkhand journalist Amit Topno, claims police probe has been 'stalled'
Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders called on Indian authorities to set up an independent inquiry into the murder of tribal community journalist Amit Topno in Jharkhand.
53 journalists killed worldwide so far in 2018 claims report; Afghanistan deadliest country for scribes
The 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.
'Gauri Lankesh in the making': Twitter troll threatens journalist Swati Chaturvedi, who says Centre 'doesn't even pretend to probe' such cases
After senior journalist Swati Chaturvedi received a tweet which said 'One more Gauri Lankesh in the making' on Wednesday, no action has been taken against the possible threat or Twitter user even on Friday.
Journalist Swati Chaturvedi receives RSF Press Freedom Award for Courage for her book, I Am a Troll, exposing BJP's IT Cell
Journalist Swati Chaturvedi was awarded the RSF Press Freedom Award for Courage for her book 'I Am a Troll', an expose on the BJP’s IT cell.
Prominent human rights groups urge Turkey to request UN investigation into Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance
Four prominent human rights and press freedom groups on Thursday urged Turkey to request a United Nations investigation into Khashoggi's disappearance.
'Hatred for journalism threatens Democracy': Reporters Without Borders asks Indian govt to condemn and question abuse of journalists
Reporters Without Borders expressed serious concern at “an alarming deterioration in the working environment of journalists in India” and demanded that the government ensure the safety of journalists who are feeling threatened.
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.
Distribution of Pakistan's Dawn newspaper 'disrupted' over Nawaz Sharif interview; Reporters Without Borders condemn action
International media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the disruption in distribution of Pakistan's oldest newspaper Dawn after it published an interview suggesting that Pakistani militants were behind the 2008 Mumbai attacks
Gauri Lankesh murder: India turning more unsafe for journalists with govt unwilling to act, suggests data
Even as many are comparing the murder of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh in Bengaluru on Tuesday with the killing of Kannada writer, scholar and rationalist MM Kalburgi two years ago, her death threw sharply into focus, yet again, the ever increasing perils of being a journalist in India.
As South Sudan's civil war creates widespread allegations of sexual and ethnic violence, the government is clamping down on the news media, journalists charge.
Monday evening, NDTV released an updated statement where it produced a letter from ICICI Bank which showed that all loans it had taken from the bank had been repaid in full.
India jumped three spots from the 136th position it had in 2015.