The International Federation of Journalists has stressed on the need to respect the principle of free flow of information.
“The IFJ is concerned over the misuse of the criminal defamation to harass journalists and media to stop them for investigating matters of public interest and publication of critical stories.”
The statement from the international group mentions three Indian journalists killed in September as well as several cases of threats and violence. New Delhi: Three Indian journalists were murdered in September, including one who was killed while covering a protest that turned violent. In addition, several journalists and media […]
Kamran Yusuf was held in Kashmir on September 4 for allegedly instigating stone pelting, but has not been formally charged.
Journalists in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas are in a perilous position as they become targets for militants who view them as pro-government.
Indian women journalists face all the usual threats that come with rigorous reporting — from physical attacks to intimidation. But they also face a continuous stream of misogyny and harassment.