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Committee To Protect Journalists: Record Journalists Jailed In 2021

Dec 09, 2021 Deutsche Welle

Committee To Protect Journalists(CPJ)said 293 journalists have been jailed across the world in 2021 for their work, with China emerging out as 'worst offender' in 2021.

Journalists Stage Protest Against Restrictions Levied On Media Person's Entry Into The Parliament

Dec 02, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Several senior editors, journalists and camera persons working with various media organizations partook in the protest movement.


FIFA World Cup 2022: Qatar Arrest Norwegian Journalists Reporting On Migrant Labour Camps

The two Norwegian journalists Halvor Ekeland and Lokman Ghorbani were detained by the security forces for 30 hours and the footage they gathered from the migrant labour camp was deleted.

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

Oct 08, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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


Send Fact-Finding Team To Kashmir To See What Journalists Going Through: Mehbooba Mufti To PCI

The former Chief Minister of J&K asked the Press Council of India (PCI) to take notice of harassment, raids and snooping of journalists in the Valley.

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16 September, 2021

EU Calls For Better Media Safety, Says No Journalist Should Die

Associated Press (AP)

According to the European Commission, 908 journalists and media workers were attacked across the 27-nation bloc in 2020. A total of 23 journalists have been killed in the EU since 1992, with the majority of the killings taking place over the past six years.


14 September, 2021

UNHRC Criticises India For Pressure On Journalists, Use Of UAPA, Communication Blackouts In J&K

Outlook Web Desk

The United Nations UN high commissioner for human rights Michelle Bachelet described the use of UAPA in India as “worrying and said hundreds of people remain in detention in India for exercising their right to the freedom of expression


30 July, 2021

Threat From ‘Khalistani’ Activist: Security Beefed Up For Himachal CM, JP Nadda, Anurag Thakur

Outlook Web Bureau

The caller even appealed all farmers in Punjab and pro-Khalistan Sikhs to come with tractors and stop Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur from unfurling the national flag


17 July, 2021

Global Media Watchdogs Demand Thorough Probe Into Danish Siddiqui’s Killing In Afghanistan

Outlook Web Bureau

Global media watchdogs and rights group Amnesty have also urged the authorities to do more to protect members of the press.


16 June, 2021

Ghaziabad Incident: UP Police Book Twitter, Journalists For Circulating Video

Outlook Web Bureau

A complaint lodged by a local policeman alleged that a video shared by them, of an elderly Muslim man narrating his ordeal after he was allegedly attacked by some people in Ghaziabad, was intended to provoke communal unrest.


06 June, 2021

Israel Arrests Palestinian Activist Muna al-Kurd In Sheikh Jarrah

Associated Press (AP)

The arrest Sunday of Muna al-Kurd, confirmed by phone by her father, Nabil, was the latest move by Israeli police to quell several days of tension.


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05 June, 2021

J-K Police Registers FIR Against Journalist For WhatsApp Status On 2006 Wular Lake Tragedy

Naseer Ganai

A police statement said that an FIR was lodged against 'one person namely Sajid Raina', for his WhatsApp status on May 30, saying it 'attracts investigation into the contents and intention behind it'.


13 May, 2021

‘Actively’ Considering Live Telecast Of SC Proceedings: CJI Ramana

Outlook Web Bureau

A former journalist, Chief Justice Ramana said during the launch of an application for granting access of virtual proceedings of the Supreme Court to media persons.


12 May, 2021

Eminent Assamese Journalist Homen Borgohain Dies At 89

Outlook Web Bureau

Homen Borgohain fell from the bed in his sleep last night and was rushed to a local hospital where he died at 6.58 am, doctors who attended him said.


29 April, 2021

Farewell I.A. Rehman (1930 – 2021): Pakistan’s Awakener Who Fell Asleep

Raza Naeem

His lifelong relationship with the protection of human rights and freedom of expression will be remembered forever in the history of Pakistan.


27 April, 2021

Supreme Court Asks UP Govt To Submit Medical Records Of Journalist Siddique Kappan

Outlook Web Bureau

Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ) alleged that Kappan has been chained to a cot in the hospital he was admitted to after falling in the bathroom and later testing positive for Covid-19.


20 April, 2021

Two Sports Journalists, Woman Handball Player Killed In Afghanistan

Outlook Web Bureau

The strife-torn nation has seen number of attacks on journalists, players and social activists in the last few months with Afghanistan's Free Media Watch terming the situation alarming


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30 March, 2021

'Missing' Sports Journalist Found Dead Under Mysterious Circumstances

Outlook Web Bureau

Purbajyoti Chutia worked with Niyomiya Barta, an Assamese language daily newspaper, as a sports journalist


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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