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State cabinet withdraws criminal cases against scribe Soorinje #goodnews

SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT, The Hindu + The HinduMariam Alexander Baby, Polit Bureau Member of CPI(M), with Naveen Soorinje, at Wenlock Hospital in Mangalore. Photo: H.S.Manjunath   The State Cabinet which met here on Thursday has approved the withdrawal of criminal cases registered… Continue Reading →

Is this journalist behind bars because he spoke too often, too loud against communal forces?

Soorinje’s story has been playing out below the radar of national attention Shoma Chaudhury January 24, 2013, Issue 5 Volume 10 IN A week when two national parties have found new helmsmen, a former CM has been convicted to 10 years… Continue Reading →

IMMEDIATE RELEASE-Statement of Support for Release Naveen Soorinje, – NWMI, Mumbai

  The Mumbai Chapter, of   The  Network of Women in Media, India, released a statement   of support for Release of Naveen Soorinje   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE; JAN 6,2013 We are shocked at the continued incarceration of Managalore-based television… Continue Reading →

Civil Society begins fast demanding release of TV journalist

  By Newzfirst Correspondent1/5/13   Bangalore – Journalists, rights activists and members of civil society organizations Saturday began a three-day fast under the aegis of ‘The Forum Against Illegal Arrest of Journalists’ demanding immediate release of Naveen Soorinje, the TV… Continue Reading →

Journalists announce hunger strike seeking Naveen Soorinje’s release

Staff Reporter, The Hindu, Jan 5 2013 BANGALORE: Backed by the International Federation of Working Journalists, the Karnataka Union of Working Journalists and the Bangalore Press Club, journalists from across the State have decided to launch a three-day hunger strike… Continue Reading →

Mumbai, Karachi press clubs for liberalized media visas

  KARACHI: The Press Club, Mumbai and Karachi Press Club have welcomed the scheduled meeting between Indian External Affairs Minister, S M Krishna, and Foreign Minister, Hina Rabbani Khar, to be held in Islamabadon September 7-9, 2012.In a joint statement… Continue Reading →

Evidence in Delhi Embassy Bombing Suggests Journalist Was Framed

  Tuesday, 28 August 2012  By Gareth Porter, Inter Press Service | Report  In “The Delhi Car Bombing: How the Police Built a False Case”, a three-part series beginning today, award-winning investigative journalist Gareth Porter dissects the Delhi police accusation against an Indian… Continue Reading →

In journalist murders, Brazil, Pakistan, India fail crucial test

Posted: 04/16/2012 5:48 pm,HuffingtonPost  By Elisabeth Witchel/CPJ Consultant  Brazil, Pakistan, and India–three nations with high numbers of unsolved journalist murders–failed an important test last month in fighting the scourge of impunity. Delegates from the three countries took the lead in raising objections… Continue Reading →

104 Journalists and 30 Distributors in Prison in Turkey- BIA Media Monitoring Report 2011

March1, 2012 One hundred and four journalists and 30 distributors/members of the media were imprisoned as we entered the year 2012. In 2010, there were a total of 30 journalists in prison.- Bia Media Monitoring Report The year 2011 was… Continue Reading →

Danish Journalist Tom Heinemann Denied Visa To India

By Neha Dixit 03 February, 2012 Countercurrents.org Embarrassment and Outrage are the two tags that explain freedom of expression in this country. We were still recuperating from the treatment doled out to Salman Rushdie, who was denied an entry in… Continue Reading →

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