Taha Siddiqui reports for France 24 and is the Pakistan bureau chief of Indian television channel WION.
The need of the hour is for journalists to stay united, to display a sense of fraternity.
“We’re not being anti-establishment. We’re just reporting what’s happening, what has to be reported.”
While online media distributors have been effectively blocked from their platforms, print and broadcast journalists’ investigative capacities have also suffered greatly.
Pakistan is one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists, with CPJ noting a total of 88 journalist and media worker deaths since 1992.
According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, Mexico has the sixth worst record in the world for resolving the murders of journalists.
In its report, the Committee to Protect Journalists has documented a range of censorship cases and revealed a new complex world of media repression.
The officials were fired for suspected links to “terrorist organisations and structures presenting a threat to national security”, according to the official gazette.
The paper said that the Turkish government’s action is an affront to the freedom of press after the reporter was sent back to London from the airport.
After an extraordinarily turbulent year, the Turkish people hope that 2017 will be calmer and more peaceful.
Bastar journalist Santosh Yadav is the only one from India to be behind bars due to his work, according to a report by the Committee to Protect Journalists.
Neither an embargo nor 4000 additional troops will cure the political divisions among South Sudan’s leadership, which lie at the heart of the conflict.
The gunman was arrested at the scene. He held a degree in civil engineering and was a Muslim preacher in a mosque.
Veracruz (Mexico) is the most dangerous place in America for the news gatherers, with seventeen journalists killed and five gone missing in the last six years.
According to the Impunity Index, between 1992 and July 2016, 27 Indian journalists were murdered due to their work.
Reporters are facing increasing threats of abduction, imprisonment, kidnapping and murder.
The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) overturned its previous decision and granted consultative status to the Committee to Protect Journalists.
India often denies visas to foreign journalists, whose reporting may have annoyed the government.
New Delhi: The arrest of a journalist, Prabhat Singh, by the Chhattisgarh police earlier this week has revived concerns about the state of media freedom in the Bastar region of the state where a civil war between Maoist insurgents and the security forces has claimed the lives of hundreds of people […]