Equipment Seizure

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‘This kind of behavior cannot be tolerated’: Police raid on Kansas newspaper alarms media, press freedom groups

A police raid on a small-town Kansas newspaper, the Marion County Record, has sent shockwaves through the local community and raised national alarm among press freedom and civil rights groups about its potential to undermine press freedom in the United States. The search warrant, which was signed on Friday and alleges identity theft and unlawful…

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A man rides his bicycle in Srinagar past a poster of Burhan Wani, a commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen militant group who was killed in 2016. Kashmiri authorities arrested and questioned a journalist after he wrote a cover story on the commander. (Reuters/Danish Ismail)

CPJ calls on Indian police to release journalist in Kashmir

Washington, D.C., September 1, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply concerned about the ongoing detention and interrogation of Kashmir-based journalist Aasif Sultan, who police picked up at his home in Srinagar on August 27, according to news reports.

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