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Even as Julian Assange’s Release Celebrated, Deep Worries Remain for Press Freedom

“Make no mistake, the vital work of national security journalists will be more difficult today than it was yesterday.”   By JESSICA CORBETT Jun 25, 2024   Amid celebrations that a plea deal with the United States resulted in the release of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from a British prison, press freedom advocates on Tuesday continued to raise […]

If BJP doesn’t come to power everything will be very good, I don’t have any such hope: Ipsa Shatakshi

Ipsa Shatakshi is the wife of Rupesh Kumar Singh, an independent journalist based in Jharkhand who has been in jail since 17 July 2022, charged under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for being a suspected Maoist. Rupesh Kumar has been working as a freelance journalist since 2014, reporting on state violence against Adivasi communities.    […]

Israel now ranks among the world’s leading jailers of journalists. We don’t know why they’re behind bars

By Peter Greste, Macquarie University   Israel has emerged as one of the world’s leading jailers of journalists, according to a newly released census compiled by the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists.   Each year, the committee releases a snapshot of the number of journalists behind bars as of December 1 2023 was the […]

The Kashmir Walla’s Website and Social Media Account Blocked

Groundxero : 20 August, 2023   The Union Government has blocked the Kashmir based independent news outlet The Kashmir Walla’s website and its social media accounts without serving any notice. The twitter handle of the news website covering political, social and cultural news in the Kashmir Valley has been withheld in India and their Facebook […]