Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicJournalist murder

Topic: Journalist murder

These 5 journalists were killed in India in 2021. 4 ‘murdered’, 1 died on dangerous assignment

Watchdog Committee to Protect Journalists says India has highest number of journalists who were killed in 'retribution' for their work this year. ThePrint tracks the cases, and where they stand.

4 journalists ‘murdered’ in India for their work in 2021, most in world, says media watchdog

It’s been a ‘bleak year’ for press freedom worldwide, record 293 journalists jailed, 24 killed, says survey report by US-based Committee to Protect Journalists.

Pakistan is mourning another journalist death. One who exposed illegal hunting by Arab VIPs

In a video Nazim Jokhio had posted online speaking in Urdu, he said, “I am not scared. I am getting threats and I will not apologise.”

4 years, 4 charge sheets, 17 arrests later, trial yet to begin in Gauri Lankesh murder case

Progress in the case currently hinges on the Supreme Court's decision on a plea filed by Lankesh's sister, Kavitha, challenging the Karnataka HC's decision to quash KCOCA charges against an accused.

Why a journalist’s murder in 2017 has led Malta PM Joseph Muscat to resign now

PM Joseph Muscat’s decision came after he received flak over inquiry into murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, who probed corruption among country’s political & business elite.

On Camera

YourTurn

US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah Al Saud | Official Account | Twitter

‘The kingdom has done what it can’: Saudi Arabia on oil market

Saudi Arabia argued that pumping more crude would do little to help the market, assessing that oil supply right now is relatively in balance.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and US President Joe Biden at the Quad Summit, in Tokyo, Tuesday | ANI

Quad action against ‘illegal fishing’ may also target China’s Indo-Pacific ‘political activities’

Indo-Pacific Partnership for Maritime Domain Awareness will use advanced & integrated satellite imagery & technology to combat illegal fishing & 'dubious operations' of Chinese maritime militia.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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