Attack on press

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

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

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

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

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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