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Pakistan: Journalists Face Problems Due To Crackdown On Media Laws, Report Says

Nov 10, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Journalists in Pakistan are currently working in an authoritarian environment, increased censorship, violence and limits on free speech, according to a report from the Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

Mexican Journalist Dies Of Injuries Days After Being Shot

Nov 01, 2021 Deutsche Welle

Mexican magazine founder Alfredo Cardoso had been kidnapped and shot several times before he was found and hospitalized. He is the ninth journalist killed in Mexico this year, and the second killed this week.


SC’s Pegasus Order Gives Tremendous Credibility To Investigative Journalism: Dushyant Dave

Senior Supreme Court lawyer and former president of the Supreme Court Bar Association Dushyant Dave spoke to Outlook about the SC order to set up an expert committee to look into the snooping scandal using Israeli firm NSO's spyware Pegasus.

Dalai Lama Hails Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov For Winning Nobel Peace Prize

Oct 09, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Dalai Lama said he was happy to learn that this year's prize had been given to the two journalists for their efforts to defend freedom of expression.


Nobel Peace Prize 2021 Awarded To Journalists Maria Ressa And Dmitry Muratov

The journalists have been awarded Nobel Peace Prize for their fight for freedom of expression.

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04 August, 2021

1,948 Arrests Under UAPA In 2019, 34 Persons Convicted: Govt

Outlook Web Desk

Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai was responding to a written question by DMK member Tiruchi Siva regarding the total number of people imprisoned under the UAPA in the country at present.


16 June, 2021

Wipe Out Sedition From The Penal Book Completely

Colin Gonsalves

A law which is prone to so much misuse should have no place in the statute book


03 May, 2021

World Press Freedom Day 2021: History, Significance And Much More

Outlook Web Bureau

The theme for World Press Day 2021 is “Information as a Public Good"


30 April, 2021

Sedition Cases Against People Seeking Help Is Curtailment Of Freedom Of Speech: Former SC Judge

Outlook Web Bureau

Justice Madan B Lokur cited a recent incident in UP involving a man who tweeted for help-seeking oxygen for his 88-year-old grandfather and the Amethi police booked him.


08 April, 2021

J-K Police Ban Live Coverage Of Encounters, Law-And-Order Situations

Naseer Ganai

It is an attack on freedom of press, say journalist bodies


04 April, 2021

Press Council Seeks Tripura Govt’s Response On Complaint About Open Threat To Journalists

Outlook Web Bureau

Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb had said in September last year that some newspapers are 'getting over-excited and trying to confuse people. Neither history nor I will forgive them'


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30 March, 2021

Defamation Law Meant To Curb Free Speech, Needs To Be Revoked: Patricia Mukhim

Midhat Fatimah

Patricia Mukhim, editor of ‘Shillong Times’ speaks to Outlook about free speech, the need for journalists to unite, and the criminal case against her that was recently quashed by the Supreme Court.


17 March, 2021

Will India Print Its Own Version Of A Global Democracy Report? Know Details

Outlook Web Bureau

Discussions about an Indian think tank publishing such reports were on even before the US Freedom House and V-Dem downgraded India's status


06 January, 2021

Hot Off The Press: Documentary About Murdered Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Debuts On-Demand

Associated Press (AP)

After a two-week run in about 200 theatres, 'The Dissident' will be available for rent on places like iTunes, Amazon and Roku.


16 December, 2020

Record Number Of Journalists Have Been Jailed This Year Globally

Associated Press (AP)

This is the fifth straight year where at least 250 journalists were in custody, representing a crackdown on press freedom by repressive governments


07 December, 2020

SC Refuses To Quash FIRs Against TV Anchor Over Remarks Against Sufi Saint

PTI

FIRs were filed against Amish Devgan for his alleged defamatory remark against saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti during a news debate on June 15.


28 November, 2020

Editors Guild Protests Press Council's ‘Ominous’ Advisory Against Foreign Content

Outlook Web Bureau

The Guild feels the warning against 'unregulated circulation' of foreign content could lead to censorship


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23 November, 2020

Patricia Mukhim Case Reflection Of Threat To Freedom Of Speech In India, Says Editors Guild

PTI

The criminal complaint was filed in response to her Facebook post in July 2020 over a skirmish between tribal and non-tribal youth in Lawsohtun at a basketball court.


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Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.

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Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.

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Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilas) President Chirag Paswan inspects Bapu Auditorium for preparation of his party foundation day function, in Patna.

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