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November 28, 2020 India BY CPJ

Indian journalist Rakesh Singh burnt to death in house fire

Rakesh Singh, a journalist with local Hindi newspaper Rashtriya Swaroop, died from burn injuries on November 28, 2020, after his house was set on fire in the Balrampur district of the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh the previous day, according to news reports.

November 8, 2020 India BY RSF

India: Tamil Nadu TV reporter killed because of status as journalist

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reiterates the urgent need for legislation protecting media personnel in India after a reporter for a Tamil-language TV channel in Chennai, the capital of the southeastern state of Tamil Nadu, was murdered on 8 November as a direct result of his status as a journalist.

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