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When gun is mightier: 67 journos killed in 24 years in India
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When gun is mightier: 67 journos killed in 24 years in India

IMAGE: Demonstrators hold placards with the picture of journalist Gauri Lankesh during a 'Not In My Name' protest, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on September 6, 2017. Photograph: PTI Photo. Senior journalist Gauri Lankesh's murder right outside her house in Bengaluru, and the attack on a Bihar journalist are the latest incidents of violence against members of the fourth estate. Statistics reveal that from 1992 to 2016, at least 67 journalists in India have been killed ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Second Indian journalist killed in one month Deccan Herald, 1 month ago

Yemeni journalist denied entry to US to receive press award

A Yemeni journalist has been denied a visa to the US where she is set to receive a press award, said the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists. Cairo: A Yemeni journalist has been denied a visa to the US where she is set to receive a press award, ...
 Zee News4 weeks ago

Pakistan rated among most dangerous countries for journalists

Islamabad, Nov 3 (IANS) An international index for press freedom has placed Pakistan among the most dangerous countries for journalists along with the Philippines and Bangladesh, the media reported on Friday. The 2017 World Press Freedom Index, prepared by ...
 Sify2 weeks ago
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Civil rights activists continue protest against ordinance

Objections against the Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Bill did not slow down even after it was passed to the Select Committee on Tuesday. Members of various professional associations, including lawyers, journalists, and civil societies are yet not ...
 DNA3 weeks ago

Rights activists, media persons welcome return of abducted Pakistani woman journalist

Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Human rights activists and media persons have welcomed the return of Zeenat Shahzadi, a Pakistani woman journalist who went missing two years ago while following the case of the alleged enforced disappearance of an Indian national, ...
 Sify4 weeks ago

Whistleblowers, RTI activists will get protection with one week

Whistleblowers and Right to Information (RTI) activists facing threat or danger to life will receive police protection within a week, according to a new policy of the State Home department. Ironically, the policy was notified just two weeks before ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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Amnesty International India condemns Gauri Lankesh's murder

The Amnesty International India on Wednesday asserted that the killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh by gunmen outside her residence in Bengaluru raises alarms about the state of freedom of expression in the country. "Gauri Lankesh was never afraid of speaking ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago Silencing of scribes: Gauri Lankesh's murder adds to the death saga  catchnews.com2 months ago
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PCI adopts report of sub-committee on media in J&K

Term of present Press Council ends; 584 cases adjudicated STATE TIMES NEWS SRINAGAR: The Press Council of India (PCI) on Monday adopted a report of its sub-committee on media in Jammu and Kashmir which suggested a slew of measures for protection of freedom of ...
 State Times1 month ago

'Culture of silence enables men to continue predatory behaviour with women'

Revelations of sexual misconduct, including allegations of rape, against film producer Harvey Weinstein have not come as a surprise to at least one woman: The woman researcher who had filed a sexual harassment complaint against her former boss and head of The ...
 Sify2 weeks ago
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'The politics of secularism is dead'

'Secularism is associated either with corruption, malgovernance or minority votes.' 'That allows the BJP to construct its own majority vote.''It will remain a feature of electoral contests, but it is not the only reason for the BJP's success.' IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra D Modi at the Gujarat Gaurav Mahasammelan in Ahmedabad, October 16, 2017. Photograph: PTI Photo Is the Bharatiya Janata Party juggernaut slowing down? Soon after the Bharatiya Janata Party's drubbing in the Nanded civic ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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