media freedom

Pakistani journalists' group vows to fight for press freedom

There were 148 documented attacks or violations against journalists in Pakistan from May 2020 to April 2021 - an increase over previous years.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Sri Lanka group seeks probe of reporter Sujeewa Gamage's alleged kidnapping

However, Sri Lankan police say the journalist, Sujeewa Gamage, lied about being abducted and has been taken into custody for making a false statement.

published on : 18th March 2021

No govt communication ever threatened social media staff of jail term: IT Ministry 

The government had ordered Twitter to take down hundreds of posts, accounts and hashtags, that it saw violating rules.

published on : 14th March 2021

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge alleges Centre hounding media; Modi government refutes charge

It alleged that a senior executive of a prominent news channel and two other staffers had recently quit due to pressure from the government for airing stories critical of the ruling establishment.

published on : 3rd August 2018