Sunday, November 14, 2021

IWPC, MediaVigil, CFCL FMP issue statement on detained journalists in Tripura

Prior to the grant of bail to the two journalists, Indian Women's Press Corps issued a statement expressing solidarity with Samriddhi K.Sakunia and Swarna Jha,the two women journalists who have been harassed, intimidated and detained for doing their job. IWPC demanded their immediate release. 

MediaVigil and Citizens Forum for Civil Liberties (CFCL) endorsed the statement of Indian Women's Press Corps in solidarity with Samriddhi and Swarna, the two journalists who are facing unjust interference with their right to civil liberties. Journalist Unions, Prabhash Parampara Nyas, Committee Against Assault on Journalists (CAAJ) and Press Council of India must intervene before it is too late. 

The Foundation of Media Professionals (FMP) has also issued a statement on the
arrests by Tripura Police of young women journalists.

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