Ashok Sodhi

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Attacks on the Press in 2008: India

February 10, 2009 12:32 AM ET

A series of coordinated terrorist attacks that struck more than a dozen locations in the commercial capital, Mumbai, killing more than 170 and wounding hundreds, shocked the world and punctuated a year of growing tension and risk. Witnesses became...

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Local journalists assaulted, censored in Kashmir

August 25, 2008 9:06 PM ET

New York, August 25, 2008—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns restrictions on the media by security forces trying to quell unrest in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Central Reserve Police Forces beat at least 10 journalists for...

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Photojournalist killed in crossfire in Kashmir

May 12, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 12, 2008—The Committee to Protect Journalists mourned the killing of photojournalist Ashok Sodhi in crossfire Sunday in Indian-controlled Kashmir. Sodhi, a photographer for local English-language Daily Excelsior, was killed when suspected militants exchanged fire with security forces...

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Photojournalist killed in crossfire in Kashmir

May 12, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 12, 2008—The Committee to Protect Journalists mourned the killing of photojournalist Ashok Sodhi in crossfire Sunday in Indian-controlled Kashmir. Sodhi, a photographer for local English-language Daily Excelsior, was killed when suspected militants exchanged fire with security forces...

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