According to the European Commission, 908 journalists and media workers were attacked across the 27-nation bloc in 2020. A total of 23 journalists have been killed in the EU since 1992, with the majority of the killings taking place over the past six years.
The United Nations UN high commissioner for human rights Michelle Bachelet described the use of UAPA in India as “worrying and said hundreds of people remain in detention in India for exercising their right to the freedom of expression
The caller even appealed all farmers in Punjab and pro-Khalistan Sikhs to come with tractors and stop Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur from unfurling the national flag
Global media watchdogs and rights group Amnesty have also urged the authorities to do more to protect members of the press.
A complaint lodged by a local policeman alleged that a video shared by them, of an elderly Muslim man narrating his ordeal after he was allegedly attacked by some people in Ghaziabad, was intended to provoke communal unrest.
The arrest Sunday of Muna al-Kurd, confirmed by phone by her father, Nabil, was the latest move by Israeli police to quell several days of tension.
A police statement said that an FIR was lodged against 'one person namely Sajid Raina', for his WhatsApp status on May 30, saying it 'attracts investigation into the contents and intention behind it'.
A former journalist, Chief Justice Ramana said during the launch of an application for granting access of virtual proceedings of the Supreme Court to media persons.
Homen Borgohain fell from the bed in his sleep last night and was rushed to a local hospital where he died at 6.58 am, doctors who attended him said.
His lifelong relationship with the protection of human rights and freedom of expression will be remembered forever in the history of Pakistan.
Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ) alleged that Kappan has been chained to a cot in the hospital he was admitted to after falling in the bathroom and later testing positive for Covid-19.
The strife-torn nation has seen number of attacks on journalists, players and social activists in the last few months with Afghanistan's Free Media Watch terming the situation alarming
Purbajyoti Chutia worked with Niyomiya Barta, an Assamese language daily newspaper, as a sports journalist
Patricia Mukhim, editor of ‘Shillong Times’ speaks to Outlook about free speech, the need for journalists to unite, and the criminal case against her that was recently quashed by the Supreme Court.
Patricia Mukhim’s counsel had earlier argued before the apex court that there was no intention to create disharmony or conflict through the post
Arrests of media workers have been part of the Myanmar military’s intensifying efforts to choke off information about resistance to the February 1 coup.
The quick-tempered former army commander, Prayuth Chan-ocha, is known for his unpredictable behavior.
The Manipur-based journalist Paojel Chaoba was earlier arrested under the Unlawful Atrocities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) and Section 124A (sedition)
Railway authorities demolish illegal structures for the expansion of a platform at the Varanasi Cantt Station in Varanasi.PTI Photo
Chief Minister Special Vigilance Cell arrested people in connection with cash for job scam in Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) in Guwahati.PTI Photo
BJP President J P Nadda greets party veteran Vijay Kumar Malhotra during a programme on the occasion of Bharatiya Jana Sangh leader Deendayal Upadhyaya's birth anniversary, at the BJP office in New Delhi.PTI Photo
HR College youth wing students clean plastic waste during the beach clean up drive at Chowpaty in Mumbai.PTI Photo
Principal District and Sessions Judge Swarana Kanta Sharma talks with a Delhi Police officer during her visit to the Rohini Court, a day after the shooting incident, in New Delhi.PTI Photo
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