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The State Investigation Agency of Jammu and Kashmir’s (J&K) police questioned the interim editor of The Kashmir Walla, Yashraj Sharma, on June 2, regarding an article published by the digital paper 11 years ago. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) urges the Jammu and Kashmir administration to cease its relentless harassment of...

Uttar Pradesh police have arrested three journalists in the state’s Baila district after they broke the news about a school exam question leak. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Indian affiliate, the Indian Journalists Union (IJU), urge the Indian authorities to immediately release the journalists.

The Kashmir Press Club (KPC), the largest independent media body in Indian-administered Kashmir, has been forcibly closed following a raid by armed police. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Indian affiliate, the Indian Journalists Union (IJU), condemn the undemocratic closure of the organisation and the Indian...

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...

In the latest in a series of intimidation tactics against Kashmiri Journalists, the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) administration has adopted a new order which requires all journalists to be authorised and registered before reporting in the field or publishing media coverage online. The International Federation of Journalists condemns this misuse of state...

On September 8, Jammu and Kashmir authorities raided the homes of four journalists in Srinagar before their temporary detainment and questioning. The International Federation of Journalists and its affiliate the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) condemn repressive acts by police intended to stifle press freedom.

Jammu and Kashmir police chased a group of journalists and attacked them with batons while they were covering the Muharram procession in Srinagar on August 17. The International Federation of Journalists (IF) and its Indian affiliates, the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) and National Union of Journalists – India (NUJ-I) condemn the police’s...

Police manhandled three Kashmiri journalists as they covered election polling in South Kashmir on December 10. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Indian affiliates the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) and the National Union of Journalists India (NUJ-I) condemn the journalists’ arbitrary attack and the ongoing persecution of...

Since 2010, 55 journalists have been killed with only one case resolved.

Every week the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is compiling a list of the top news articles from across the world in which it is mentioned. Check all the international media coverage of IFJ, divided by language, in the period between 10 and 16 October, 2020.

The cyber wing of the Jammu and Kashmir Police summoned and abused Auqib Javeed, a Kashmir based journalist, over a news report about police intimidation of social media users. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its India affiliate Indian Journalists Union (IJU) condemn the police’s highhandedness and urge the Indian authorities...

Qazi Shibli, the editor of news portal The Kashmiriyat, was detained at Shergarh police station in Srinagar on July 31 following a lengthy interrogation by the cyber police. The International Federation of Journalist (IFJ) and its Indian affiliate, the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) condemns the harassment and detainment of Qazi Shibli and urge...

As arrests, attacks and harassment of journalists continues over their reports on the government’s administrative failures in handling Covid-19, the National Union of Journalists( India) (NUJ-I) has sent a letter to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting authorities respect journalists’ rights. The International Federation of...

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...

Police barred two journalists from reporting on a government operation in Pulwama district, in Indian-administered Kashmir, and confiscated their equipment on March 4. The International Federation of Journalists and its affiliate the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) condemn police harassment of the media in Indian-administered Kashmir.

Akash Napa, a journalist working for JK 24×7 media was shot and at least four other journalists were injured during communal unrest in Delhi on February 25 over the country’s controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliates the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) and the National Union...

Welcome to the monthly e-bulletin of the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN). The next bulletin will be sent on March 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...

Welcome to the monthly e-bulletin of the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN). The next bulletin will be sent on February 16, 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...

The Indian Government has imposed internet shutdowns in Assam and Tripura states amid ongoing protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate Indian Journalists Union (IJU) denounce government attempt to restrict communications at a critical period for media reporting.

Several journalists were injured after police attacked a press club in Muzaffarabad in Pakistan Administered Kashmir on October 22. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) criticize police actions in the incident in raiding the press club.

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A Kashmiri editor was arrested in a late night raid on his home in Srinagar on June 24. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate Indian Journalists Union (IJU) strongly criticise the circumstances of the raid and the misuse of law as yet another attempt to muzzle the freedom of press in Kashmir.

India’s increasing spate of attacks and murders of media workers has prompted a direct call to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for urgent action into India’s poor record on journalist safety. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliates, the Indian Journalist Union (IJU) and the National Union of Journalists – India...

Welcome to the monthly e-bulletin of the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN). The next bulletin will be sent on January 17, 2019, and your inputs are most welcome. We encourage contributions to let others know about your activities; to seek solidarity and support from SAMSN members for your campaigns and initiatives. To contribute,...

Indian police have arrested four for stalking and trolling journalist, Barkha Dutt. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) welcome the arrests and call on authorities to ensure efforts to end the online harassment of journalists.

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Journalists in Jammu and Kashmir, India, have been attacked and blocked from covering events in recent days, raising questions about press freedom and safety in the region. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) condemning the latest incidents and calling for an investigation.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2019! Welcome to the monthly e-bulletin of the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN). The next bulletin will be sent on January 17, 2019, and your inputs are most welcome.

Welcome to the IFJ Asia-Pacific’s monthly e-bulletin. The next bulletin will be sent on August 1, 2018 and contributions from affiliates are most welcome. To contribute, email ifj@ifj-asia.org

Welcome to the monthly e-bulletin of the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN). The next bulletin will be sent on July 15, 2018, and your inputs are most welcome.

Prominent journalist Shujaat Bukhari, the editor of Rising Kashmir daily, was shot dead outside his newspaper office in Srinagar, India on June 14, 2018 by unidentified gunmen.

Welcome to the monthly e-bulletin of the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN). The next bulletin will be sent on April 15, 2018, and your inputs are most welcome.

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the Indian Journalist Union (IJU) in condemning the extended detention of photojournalist Kamran Yousuf, by India’s National Investigation Authority (NIA).The IFJ demands immediate release of the Kamran Yousuf and dropping of all charges against him.