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  • 01 Apr 2015

    By Prasanta Chakraborty Comments

    Tripura as we know this tiny land today is the third smallest (only 10,491 sq. Km with almost 37 lakhs people) state after Goa and Sikkim and situated in the north-eastern part of the country. Tripura plated a major role in the 1971 Bangladesh Libera...

  • 26 Mar 2015

    By Geeta Seshu Comments

    The decision of India’s Supreme Court to uphold free speech and strike down draconian provisions of the amended Information Technology Act, 2000 is a victory for a concerted campaign by a cross-section of Internet users, civil liberties activis...

  • 04 Mar 2015

    By Rana Azeem Comments

    Pakistan is one of the most brutal fronts in the world for journalists, says Rana Azeem. As a union leader in a country ranked as one of the most dangerous in the world for journalists, what do you think is the reason for the hatred against the media...

  • 18 Feb 2015

    By Dilrukshi Handunnetti Comments

    There’s an issue with Afghanistan’s newsrooms  when it comes to women journalists’ safety. Men must be part of the solution, writes Dilrukshi Handunnetti “You want to discuss journalists’ security? Then we should have security forces perso...

  • 28 Nov 2014

    By Haroon Rashid Comments

    Syed Saleem Shahzad, a prominent Pakistani investigative journalist renowned for his incisive reporting of war and militancy and author of a book on militancy in the country, was abducted in broad daylight from the heart of federal capital Islamabad ...

  • 29 Sep 2014

    By Uma Khatri Chetry Comments

    Sadly, I hadn’t even completed my secondary school when catastrophe hit our family. During Nepal’s Civil War, my father was shot dead along with other six others in our village.

  • 24 Jul 2014

    By Nadia Sabohi Comments

    The horrible morning of Sunday, November 22, 2013, the Christian community of Peshawar was targeted by two consecutive suicide blasts at the All Saints Church Kohati, Peshawar. I arrived there within 10 minutes of the incident. The scene in the churc...

  • 10 Jun 2014

    By Lubna Jerar Naqvi Comments

    Female journalists all over the world are vulnerable to all kinds of threats like harassment – psychological, physical and sexual harm. The most shocking incident was probably the gang-rape of American war correspondent Lara Logan by a mob in E...