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Rohit Biswal, a reporter based in Odisha, was killed by an improvised explosive device (IED) allegedly planted by Maoist insurgents on February 5. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Indian affiliate, the National Union of Journalists, India (NUJ-I), condemn the continued violence against journalists in India and urge the...

Kashmir authorities have detained and questioned five journalists and media workers since October 8, two of whom remain imprisoned, as hostility towards media increases in the region. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Indian affiliates, the Indian Journalists’ Union (IJU) and the National Union of Journalists - India...

After disappearing while covering a farmer protest in Lakhimpur Kheri, a reporter for Sadhna Prime News was found dead on October 4. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Indian affiliates, the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) and National Union of Journalists- India (NUJ-I) condemn the tragic incident and urge for a judicial...

Sulabh Srivastava, a journalist affiliated with the private television channel ABP News, died a day after he filed complaints to Uttar Pradesh Police seeking protection. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Indian affiliates, Indian Journalists Union (IJU) and National Union of Journalists (NUJ(I) urge authorities to conduct an...

Milan Mahanta, a correspondent for Assamese daily newspaper Assomiya Pratidin, was tied to a post and beaten by numerous assailants on November 16, allegedly for his reporting on gambling activities in the town of Mizra in the Kamrup district of Assam. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins it affiliates the Indian Journalists...

G. Moses, a reporter for Tamilian TV, has been hacked to death in the western suburb of Kundrathru, Tamil Nadu, allegedly for his coverage of illegal land grabbing in the area. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the journalist’s brutal attack and is concerned for the safety of media workers in the region.

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joined forces with the International Press Institute (IPI) to issue a joint call on the Indian authorities to take urgent action to prevent the increasing use of sedition laws and other legal sanctions to threaten and silence independent journalists.

Rana Ayyub's social media profiles have been flooded with rape and death threats after she wrote posts about a Kashmiri victim killed by the Indian police. The IFJ has welcomed Mumbai police's decision to start an investigation immediately and have called for action to be taken against the abusers.

Reporter Shubham Mani Tripathi was fatally shot in the Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao district on June 19 in a suspected retaliatory attack for his journalism. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate in India, the National Union of Journalists - India (NUJ (I), call on the government of Uttar Pradesh urgently enact protections...

Welcome to the monthly e-bulletin of the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN). The next bulletin will be sent on May 15, and your inputs are most welcome. We encourage contributions to let others know your activities; to seek solidarity and support from SAMSN members on your campaigns and activities. To contribute, email Umesh Pokharel...

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) says 12 journalist deaths this year in South Asia are yet to have the murderers identified, let alone punished, pointing to an abject failure by governments to deal with a crisis of impunity in the region. The IFJ and its South Asia affiliates condemn ongoing impunity for crimes against journalists...