Topic: Rana Ayyub
Indian journalist Rana Ayyub on Friday received the Overseas Press Club of America's Flora Lewis Award for best commentary on international news.
"I am proud of the fact that the government is scared of me and my words because somewhere it is impacting them, my truth is impacting them. I’m glad," said award winning Indian journalist Rana Ayyub at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia on Friday.
The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the Enforcement Directorate to respond to the petition filed by journalist Rana Ayyub, who was stopped from flying to Europe Tuesday, against the lookout circular issued against her by the ED.
Global press bodies, journos join wave of solidarity with Rana Ayyub after she prevented from leaving India
International press freedom bodies and several journalists have expressed their solidarity with award winning journalist Rana Ayyub after she was prevented from flying to Europe to speak about intimidation of journalists and rights in India.
The Karnataka Police in Dharwad have registered an FIR against journalist and author Rana Ayyub for allegedly describing students and others who have been harassing and intimidating hijab wearing Muslim students in Karnataka as "Hindu terrorists" during a television interview.
Journalist Rana Ayyub in a statement on Friday refuted allegations that she had diverted funds she had raised to help people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic for personal use.