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Journalist Revathi Pogadadanda at the Mojo TV office in Hyderabad in April 2019. Pogadadanda was detained by police on July 12, 2019. (Kunal Majumder/CPJ)

Hyderabad police detain Mojo TV’s Revathi Pogadadanda

Washington, D.C., July 12, 2019–Hyderabad police should immediately release journalist Revathi Pogadadanda, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Pogadadanda, the founder and former CEO of independent news channel Mojo TV, was forcibly taken to a police station this morning, according to news reports.

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Indian police stand guard at the Ayyappa shrine at the Sabarimala temple in Kerala state on January 2, 2019. On January 23, two reporters were attacked while covering the shrine. (Image via AFP)

Indian TV crew assaulted by Hindu far-right protesters over Sabarimala shrine coverage

Two journalists from independent Telugu-language news channel Mojo TV were harassed and assaulted by members of a right-wing group in the city of Hyderabad, India, on January 23, 2019, one of the reporters told the Committee to Protect Journalists. Reporter Prathibha Priyadarshani Mukkera and camera person Bhanu Mudhiraj were covering a protest when demonstrators attacked…

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Indian police detain a protester demonstrating against the arrest of activists in Hyderabad, India, on August 29, 2018. Two journalists' homes were raided in conjunction with the arrests. (AP/Mahesh Kumar A.)

Pune police raid Hyderabad journalists’ homes, seize electronic devices

New Delhi, August 31, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns police raids on the homes of Hyderabad-based journalists KV Kurmanath and Kranti Tekula, and calls on authorities to immediately return their electronic devices, which include reporting material.

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Press freedom in the news 9/15/08

The kidnapping and subsequent death of four Iraqi journalists in Mosul on assignment for Al-Sharqia TV is the subject of numerous stories from the weekend and this morning. Both AP and Reuters released stories updating the situation. Voice of America also had coverage. The Los Angeles Times has an entry on its “Babylon and Beyond” blog about…

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