“As a Citizen of this Country I’m Afraid of Being Misguided by Journalists”: Prakash Raj

“As a Citizen of this Country I’m Afraid of Being Misguided by Journalists”: Prakash Raj

At a convention on Attack on Journalists, actor Prakash Raj speaks as an ordinary citizen raising questions about the state of media and journalism today. He speaks about how buying and silencing of journalists is not a new phenomenon, but what is worrying is that organised way in which this silencing is being carried out today….

“In My 40 Years as a Journalist, I Have Never Witnessed Such a Toxic Atmosphere”: Nikhil Wagle

“In My 40 Years as a Journalist, I Have Never Witnessed Such a Toxic Atmosphere”: Nikhil Wagle

Speaking at a convention on the Attack on Journalists, senior journalist Nikhil Wagle talks about how even though journalists have witnessed threats and abuses before in the industry, things have never been as bad as they are today. What is happening today is far worse than anything that the country has seen in the past…

Activists and Academicians Condemn Violence Against Students and Journalists in Bangladesh

Activists and Academicians Condemn Violence Against Students and Journalists in Bangladesh

More than 60 Bangladeshi activists, academicians from universities across the world, lawyers and artists have issued a signed statement condemning the Bangladeshi government’s crackdown on student protesters and “illegal abduction” of the 63-year-old renowned photographer and social activist, Shahidul Alam. In another statement issued by Arundhati Roy, Noam Chomsky, Naomi Klein, Eve Ensler and Vijay…