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Innovative media protest in Chhattisgarh

Submitted by admin on 6 February 2019

Reporters in Chhattisgarh adopted a unique form of protest against violence at Chhattisgarh state headquarters of the BJP.

According to a Facebook post by journalist Awesh Tiwari (his FB profile shows he’s a news editor with Rajasthan Patrika’s Raipur edition), the journalists donned motorcycling helmets as a mark of protest against the violence. The post went ‘viral’ on social media sites

photo: screenshot of Awesh Tiwari FB post

Times group ignores injured stringer in Kashmir

Associated Press photojournalist Altaf Qadri tweeted that a photojournalist, attached with the Times group as a stringer, was in need of financial and medical assistance.

Bilal Bahadur has been injured during an assignment for a Timea group publication. Qadri pointed out that his being a stringer did not absolve the Times Group of their responsibility towards the photographer’s needs. 

Press conference: for release of Kishorechandra with retd SC judge and former Press Council chairman

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Press Invite:

Demanding Immediate Release of Journalist Keshorchadra Wangkhem detained under National Security

Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) along with Manipur Students' Association Delhi, have organized a Press Conference on January 29 at 3 pm condemning the attack on free speech and journalism at the Press Club of India and standing in support and solidarity with journalist Keshorchandra Wangkhem.

Rahul Gandhi offers support to detained journalist Kishorchandra Wangkheim

Submitted by ushinor on 20 January 2019

Rahul Gandhi, president of the Indian National Congress party, has written a letter of support to Kishorchandra Wangkheim—the Imphal-based journalist detained under the National Security Act.

Read the story here

Read the petition by journalists to Manipur  and FMP’s cover letter here

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