Gautam Navlakha

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CPJ sends letter calling on EU to address press freedom in India summit

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen European Commission Rue de la Loi 200 1049 Brussels Belgium President of the European Council Charles Michel Rue de la Loi 175 1048 Brussels Belgium May 6, 2021 Sent via email Dear President von der Leyen and President Michel, The Committee to Protect Journalists, an independent non-governmental organization…

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CPJ, 73 media and rights groups urge Asian heads of state to release jailed journalists

Given that a staggering number of imprisoned journalists are held in jails across the Asian continent, CPJ and other groups call on leaders of these countries to release them at this time of grave public health concern.

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Indian journalist Gautam Navlakha is seen in Srinagar on December 6, 2012. The Indian Supreme Court recently ordered Navlakha to turn himself in to a prison, which he said he fears due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. (AFP/Tauseef Mustafa)

Journalist Gautam Navlakha tells CPJ he fears imprisonment amid COVID-19 pandemic

New Delhi, April 9, 2020 — Indian authorities should stop pursuing the arrest of journalist Gautam Navlakha, and should cease holding journalists in jail during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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