Category: Reports

Pandemic gives Indian govt opportunity to clamp down on the media: IFJ report

The year was marked by the heavy-handed use of laws of sedition, anti-terror or disaster management to quell criticism of the government whether at the Centre or in states, on journalists or civil society. This clampdown on journalists was marked during the ongoing peaceful farmers’ protest against three farms laws that has left the government more than rattled.

Mission Journal: Journalists in India’s Uttar Pradesh say threat of attack or prosecution looms large

Republished with permission from CPJ By Kunal Majumder/CPJ India CorrespondentApril 23, 2020 12:30 PM EDT Also available in हिंदी में On March 26, two days after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a national lockdown to control the spreading of COVID-19, Hindi-language daily Jansandesh Times reported that a […]