Mandeep Punia

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Tomorrow: CPJ in conversation with poet Rupi Kaur on press freedom and farmers’ protests in India

New York, February 8, 2021—Tomorrow, CPJ’s Senior Asia Researcher Aliya Iftikhar will join celebrated poet Rupi Kaur and Indian journalist Mandeep Punia for an in-depth conversation on the ongoing farmers’ protests and press freedom in India. CPJ has documented threats to the press covering the protests in India, with multiple journalists arrested since the start…

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Indian police arrest, investigate journalists covering farmers’ protests

New Delhi, February 1, 2021 – Indian authorities must immediately release journalist Mandeep Punia and refrain from detaining and investigating members of the press covering protests, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On the evening of January 30, Delhi police detained Mandeep Punia, a contributor to The Caravan magazine and Junputh news website, and…

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