G. Gopinath

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Attacks on the Press 2007: India

INDIA The famously freewheeling press in the world’s biggest democracy operated largely without interference from the central government but nevertheless faced significant challenges, from the threat of violent assault to legal harassment. The dangers confronting journalists varied tremendously across regions, with those working in conflict areas or outside the major urban centers at greatest risk.…

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CPJ calls for justice after attack kills three in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu

New York, May 11, 2007—The Committee to Protect Journalists mourns the deaths of three employees of the Tamil-language daily Dinakaran who were killed in an attack on the newspaper’s offices in the eastern Indian state of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. “We are horrified by the attack on Dinakaran newspaper and mourn these three deaths,” said…

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