Friday, Sep 30, 2022

attacks on journalists


Scribe assaulted by alleged Congress workers in Manipur's Thoubal

October 24, 2021 10:30 pm

The injured journalist, identified as Elangbam Rameshwar, is the Thoubal correspondent of Naharolgi Thoudang. Police said the incident occurred at around 7:30 am at his residence in Heirok Part-II.

24 cases of attack on journalists in Tripura since 2020

June 07, 2021 3:56 pm

Chargesheets were filed in 16 of these cases while five are still under investigation. Three other cases were disposed of after the parties involved arrived at a compromise.

Journalists covering US protests face assault, arrest

June 01, 2020 2:53 pm

In some incidents, members of the news media appeared to be targeted, by police and protesters alike, the USA Today reported.

Maryland shooting: Priest highlights work of 5 slain journalists

July 01, 2018 9:12 am

The Rev. M. Dion Thompson focused on the sorrow the shootings have caused in the town during a Saturday evening sermon at St. Anne's Episcopal Church in Annapolis.

Ceremony in US honours Lankesh, Bhaumik among 18 journalists killed in 2017 in the line of duty

June 05, 2018 10:05 am

This year eight of the 18 journalists added to the memorial are women. "Gauri Lankesh, 55, was known throughout India for her outspoken articles against the caste system and Hindu fundamentalism," Newseum said in its brief description about her.

Torso found in Copenhagen waters is missing journalist from submarine, Danish police say

August 23, 2017 11:42 am

Madsen has been charged with manslaughter of Wall who has been missing since he took her out to sea in his 17-metre submarine on August 10. He denies the charge. He was rescued a day after his UC3 Nautilus sank. Police found nobody else on the vessel.

Community to Protect Journalists calls on Sri Lanka to protect its scribes

June 04, 2016 6:02 pm

Following the attack on Journalist Freddy Gamage, the Committee to Protect Journalists has asked Sri Lankan authorities to conduct a proper investigation.

Justice Katju’s latest: Wants Maharashtra govt dismissed over attacks on journalists

February 22, 2012 9:50 pm

Katju shot off a show cause notice to Maharashtra govt warning it with dismissal under Article 356.

Chavan promises to expedite law to protect journalists

June 14, 2011 3:13 am

Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said the Cabinet would take up the issue of legislating a law against attacks on journalists.


RIP Shujaat Bukhari: Thousands attend funeral as Kashmir journalist laid to rest

June 15, 2018 10:33 pm

Shujaat Bukhari was laid to rest in his ancestral village as thousands of mourners attended his funeral amidst heavy rain. Bukhari was known for appreciating peace dialogues and believed in a political solution to Kashmir conflict. He is survived by his wife and two children.