Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Topic: Reporters Without Borders (RSF)

Journalists’ vehicle explicitly targeted: RSF on killing of Reuters reporter

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 World Press Freedom Index falls to 161 out of 180 nations

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.

Global press bodies call out online abuse against Rana Ayyub

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.

China world’s biggest jailer of journalists: Report

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.

Corrupt policeman stabs TV reporter to death in Andhra Pradesh

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.

Israeli violence systematic against Journalistic freedom; Sparks outrage worldwide

The attack on Media outlets and journalists has been systematic since the Israeli air raids on the coastal Palestinian territory started on Monday.