Attack on press
US files second extradition request for Assange, could further delay hearings

Julian Assange’s lawyers have decried the move as “potentially abusive” and an attempt to delay the extradition hearings until after the elections

Shaima-Sami arrested Egypt Journalist Shaima Sami arrested in Egypt

Sami’s whereabouts and the reason for her arrest are still unknown. She is the second female journalist to be arrested by the Egyptian police within a week after editor-in-chief of Mada Masr Lina Attalah

Egyptian journalist arrested while interviewing jailed activist’s mother, released on bail hours later

Lina Attalah, the editor-in-chief of the Egyptian independent news outlet Mada Masr, was arrested while speaking to Laila Soueif, the mother of political prisoner Alaa Abdel Fattah

Kashmir journalists' protests Press under severe attack in Kashmir

After over 60 days of an unprecedented communications blockade, journalists in Kashmir staged a protest against the ongoing siege, as they face relentless intimidation and threats of arrest for reporting on the ground situation

Attack on Press Freedom in India India’s mounting attacks on press freedom

In this video, we look into the ever increasing attacks on journalists who have been speaking truth to power.

UK Home Office certifies US extradition request for Assange

The Home Secretary’s certification of the extradition puts the final decision to be taken on Assange’s extradition to British courts. He is under indictment in the US over charges worth a total of 175 years of imprisonment

Prashant Kanojia Indian journalist who was arrested for a tweet gets bail

Prashant Kanojia was held on June 8 for tweeting a video which referred to Adityanath, the Hindu nationalist priest who is the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh.

Myanmar journalists freed Myanmarese journalists who reported Rohingya massacre freed after 511 days in prison

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were sentenced to a seven-year jail term for violating the colonial-era Official Secrets Act in a trial marked by irregularities

Ola Bini at the hearing Ola Bini’s appeal against detention dismissed

By a margin of 2-1, a court rejected Ola Bini’s appeal despite the flimsiness of the prosecution’s arguments

“Assange’s arrest is an attack on free speech and dissent”

Journalists and intellectuals across the world have risen in support of Julian Assange, terming his arrest a strike at the very heart of journalism and part of a campaign to silence those who would raise their voices against power

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