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Sep 03, 2019
FIR against UP journalist Pawan Kumar Jaiswal for exposing irregularities in mid-day meal blot on Indian democracyThe 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.
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.
Apr 18, 2019
India drops two places to 140th in World Press Freedom Index, cites 'attacks' against journalists by BJP supportersIn 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
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 11, 2019
Myanmar court rejects Reuters reporters' appeal, journalists face 7 years in prison over reportage on Rohingya genocideA 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.
Jan 10, 2019
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.
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.
Nov 23, 2018
'Gauri Lankesh in the making': Twitter troll threatens journalist Swati Chaturvedi, who says Centre 'doesn't even pretend to probe' such casesAfter 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.
Nov 09, 2018
Journalist Swati Chaturvedi receives RSF Press Freedom Award for Courage for her book, I Am a Troll, exposing BJP's IT CellJournalist 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.
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.