Topic: Reporters Without Borders (RSF)
A Reuters journalist killed in strikes near the Israel-Lebanon border was deliberately targeted along with six other media workers injured in the attacks, Reporters...
India’s ranking in the 2023 World Press Freedom Index has slipped to 161 out of 180 countries, according to the latest report released by global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF). In 2022, India was ranked at 150.
Several global press bodies including CPJ, RSF and IPI urged Indian government to conduct a swift and thorough investigation into threats made to journalist Rana Ayyub.
According to Reporter Without Borders’ (RSF) annual round-up published recently, a record number of journalists – 488, including 60 women – are currently detained worldwide, while another 65 are being held hostage.
Chenna Kesavulu, a reporter for local TV channel EV5 in Nandyal, a city in Andhra Pradesh’s Kurnool district, was rushed to a hospital with multiple stab wounds in the back on the evening of 8 August but was pronounced dead on arrival.
The attack on Media outlets and journalists has been systematic since the Israeli air raids on the coastal Palestinian territory started on Monday.