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A damaged car that was holding Indian Express reporters is seen on May 6, 2019. Reporters from Indian Express and several other news organizations were injured while covering elections in West Bengal. (Image provided to CPJ by Shashi Ghosh/Indian Express)

Journalists injured in election-related violence in West Bengal

New Delhi, May 9, 2019 — The chief election officer of West Bengal should immediately intervene to prevent attacks on journalists covering the ongoing elections in the state, and the state government should ensure that those involved in the attacks are held accountable, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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A street in Srinagar, the largest city in Indian-controlled Jammu and Kashmir. (Aliya Iftikhar/CPJ)

Kashmiri journalists face multiple restrictions, attacks in October

Journalists in Indian-controlled Jammu and Kashmir faced numerous incidents of restrictions and attacks between October 8 and October 30, 2018. During this period, journalists attempted to cover urban local elections in the state, as well as events surrounding the killing of militant commander Manan Wani by the security forces.

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Indian media face growing calls for regulation

The rapid growth of revenue-hungry Indian media and recent scandals involving news outlets have prompted growing calls for external regulation, raising concerns about independence of the press.

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Last month's gang rape of a 23-year-old student provoked debate across India about the routine mistreatment of women and triggered daily protests demanding action. (AP/Aijaz Rahi)

Indian police to charge broadcaster for rape interview

New York January 4, 2013–The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on authorities in India to refrain from pressing charges against a media group that televised an interview with the companion of the Delhi rape victim who died last week. The December 16 case has garnered global attention.

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