Topic: World press freedom day
"Siddique Kappan, a Muslim journalist known for reporting on religious issues, was arrested on his way to Hathras UP to cover a Dalit rape case that sparked nationwide protests. He was accused of only reporting 'to incite Muslims,'" tweeted the USCIRF.
Journalists and media workers are facing “increasing politicization” of their work and threats to their freedom to simply do their jobs, that are “growing by the day”, said the UN chief, marking World Press Freedom Day on Tuesday.
Investigative journalist and media executive Maria Ressa from Philippines has been named as the 2021 laureate of the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize,...