In the four months that have passed since the assassination of one of Kashmir’s most prominent journalists Shujaat Bukhari in June, little headway has been made to bring closure in the legal course as the charge-sheet is yet to be submitted to court. Moazum Mohammad has a special […]
The Free Speech Impunity Indicator tracks the status of investigation in each case. It is also a reminder of the dogged resistance to the silencing of free speech, that families, friends and colleagues undertake, often for years on end. Free Speech Impunity Indicator No investigation Investigation; no arrests […]
In a case that was almost forgotten but for the dogged efforts of a valiant family, the case against Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the head of a religious cult called the Dera Sacha Sauda (Abode of Real Truth) in Haryana, for the murder of journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati […]
Navin Nischal, Vijay Singh : Family, colleagues say political leader behind murder, police say accident
Name: Navin Nischal, Vijay Singh Date of death: March 25, 2018 Brief synopsis: Navin Nischal and Vijay Singh, who worked for Hindi daily Dainik Bhaskar, died when an SUV (sports utility vehicle) rammed into their bike in Bhojpur district of Bihar on Sunday night. The incident occurred on […]
The shocking footage of a dumper truck swerving sharply to mow down journalist Sandeep Sharma in Madhya Pradesh went viral and the protests that followed forced the state’s Chief Minister to announce a CBI inquiry. But barely seven months later, Sharma’s death is a mere statistic in the […]
On Sept 5, 2022, five years after Gauri Lankesh was killed, the case came up before a trial court hearing the case against the 18 persons accused of her murder. The accused are lodged in Bengaluru, Yeravada and Mumbai prisons. The next date for the hearing is Sept 14, 2022.