Journalists all over the world, not just in South Asia, are facing severe repression that makes it difficult to carry out their jobs, panelists said at a recent event.
The arrests of Mohammad Zubair and Teesta Setalvad and the ongoing detention of Siddque Kappan and Fahad Shah highlight the tenuous existence of truth-tellers in a post-truth world.
Four months after the Taliban regained control of Afghanistan, a clearer picture of their rule is emerging.
Recently, Mudasir Gull was detained for painting a mural in support of Palestine during the time when Israel bombarded the country.
With the killing of journalists and widespread media censorship, is the Indian media really free?
Our pens, our truths, our voices are all being stifled under saffron rule.
In the current climate, there needs to be a more aggressive pushback from the humanitarian, creative community.
For me, honouring Shujaat Bhukari and other slain journalists means finding a hopeful purpose in the mess around us.