Why CPJ is demanding the release of Kashmiri journalist Asif Sultan5 min read 28 Aug 2020, 12:00 PM IST
Aliya Iftikhar of the Committee to Protect Journalists speaks to Lounge about hate speech, free and fair reportage, and why India needs to do much more to protect journalists
On 27 August, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), an independent non-profit, non-governmental organization based in New York City wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The letter, demanding the release of Kashmiri journalist Asif Sultan, was signed by 397 journalists and civil society members like N Ram, Karan Thapar, Mani Shankar Aiyer, Harsh Mander, Meenal Baghel.
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