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Ravi Prakash, founder of independent Telugu news website Tolivelugu, is pictured after Hyderabad police arrested him on October 5, 2019.

Telugu journalist Ravi Prakash arrested after refusal to remove online interviews

New Delhi, October 8, 2019 — The government of India’s Telangana state must immediately release Ravi Prakash, founder of independent Telugu news website Tolivelugu, and ensure he is not harassed because of his work, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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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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In Telangana, India, 70 members of press detained, two channels blocked, media threatened

New York, September 11, 2014–Scores of journalists and media workers were briefly detained Tuesday and Wednesday in India’s newly carved state of Telangana after protesting the blocking of two local TV news channels, according to news reports. The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the detentions and calls on the state’s chief minister to stop using…

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