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EU Calls For Better Media Safety, Says No Journalist Should Die

Sep 16, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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.

UNHRC Criticises India For Pressure On Journalists, Use Of UAPA, Communication Blackouts In J&K

Sep 14, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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


Threat From ‘Khalistani’ Activist: Security Beefed Up For Himachal CM, JP Nadda, Anurag Thakur

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 Demand Thorough Probe Into Danish Siddiqui’s Killing In Afghanistan

Jul 17, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Global media watchdogs and rights group Amnesty have also urged the authorities to do more to protect members of the press.


Ghaziabad Incident: UP Police Book Twitter, Journalists For Circulating Video

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.

06 June, 2021

Israel Arrests Palestinian Activist Muna al-Kurd In Sheikh Jarrah

Associated Press (AP)

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.


05 June, 2021

J-K Police Registers FIR Against Journalist For WhatsApp Status On 2006 Wular Lake Tragedy

Naseer Ganai

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'.


13 May, 2021

‘Actively’ Considering Live Telecast Of SC Proceedings: CJI Ramana

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


12 May, 2021

Eminent Assamese Journalist Homen Borgohain Dies At 89

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


29 April, 2021

Farewell I.A. Rehman (1930 – 2021): Pakistan’s Awakener Who Fell Asleep

Raza Naeem

His lifelong relationship with the protection of human rights and freedom of expression will be remembered forever in the history of Pakistan.


27 April, 2021

Supreme Court Asks UP Govt To Submit Medical Records Of Journalist Siddique Kappan

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


20 April, 2021

Two Sports Journalists, Woman Handball Player Killed In Afghanistan

Outlook Web Bureau

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


30 March, 2021

'Missing' Sports Journalist Found Dead Under Mysterious Circumstances

Outlook Web Bureau

Purbajyoti Chutia worked with Niyomiya Barta, an Assamese language daily newspaper, as a sports journalist


30 March, 2021

Defamation Law Meant To Curb Free Speech, Needs To Be Revoked: Patricia Mukhim

Midhat Fatimah

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.


25 March, 2021

SC Dismisses FIR Against Journalist Patricia Mukhim Over Facebook Post

Outlook Web Bureau

Patricia Mukhim’s counsel had earlier argued before the apex court that there was no intention to create disharmony or conflict through the post


22 March, 2021

Myanmar Protest: Detained BBC Journalist Aung Thura Freed

Associated Press (AP)

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.


11 March, 2021

Riled By Questions, Thai PM Sprays Sanitizer On Journalists, Video Goes Viral

Associated Press (AP)

The quick-tempered former army commander, Prayuth Chan-ocha, is known for his unpredictable behavior.


02 March, 2021

Manipur Journalist Paojel Chaoba First To Be Sent Notice Under New Digital Media Rules

Outlook Web Bureau

The Manipur-based journalist Paojel Chaoba was earlier arrested under the Unlawful Atrocities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) and Section 124A (sedition)


Photo Gallery

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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