India Press Freedom Report 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Press Freedom – at least 228 journalists targeted including 13 killed with highest attacks in Uttar Pradesh in 2023 NEW DELHI, 30 July 2021: “During 2020, at least 228 journalists (including two cases against media houses) were targeted. These included 12 female journalists who had faced physical violence, online harassment/threats and cases including […]

Press Releases

Press Council of India urged to issue notices to 19 other States and UTs, not only Odisha, on targeting of journalists during COVID-19 lockdown

New Delhi, 16 December 2020: The Rights and Risks Analysis Group (RRAG) today urged the Press Council of India (PCI) to postpone the hearing on 18th December 2020 regarding “suo motu cognisance with regard to alleged targeting of journalists for reporting during COVID-19 lockdown period in Odisha” and urged to issue notices to 19 other […]