The Vienna-based global organisation of editors, journalists and media executives in its 'Death Watch' said as many as 100 journalists lost their lives around the world in connection with their work over the past year.
The Delhi-based scribe was arrested for allegedly indulging in dubious financial transactions and getting an airport access pass made by the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) by furnishing false information.
"Perhaps, it is because of the recent tension. They would have thought let things cool down first," Naik added. The duration of the trip was from July 8 to 15. Like Naik, journalists from other India media houses were invited.