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India is one of the deadliest countries for journalists in the world: @danbast of @RSF_inter

What has changed under the Modi government is that imprisonment, judicial harassment have become common, which is a very new phenomenon in India: @danbast of @RSF_inter
The pressure on the media has forced journalists to self censor themselves:: @danbast of @RSF_inter
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“India is often called as the world’s largest democracy, but it uses authoritarian means to silence the dissent” ~ @suchitrav

#CongressionalBriefing #ReleasePrisonersOfConscience
“Draconian laws like UAPA is being disproportionately used to target Muslims, Kashmiris, Dalits, and Adivasis," @suchitrav #CongressionalBriefing
“When a state treats its citizens as an existential threat then that state ceases to be a democracy.”
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“Whenever someone speaks against this current ruling administration, they are likely to face social pressure to quiet them and attack their dignity" ~ @warishusain

#CongressionalBriefing #ReleasePrisonersOfConscience

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“When it comes to human rights defenders working for the Muslim in India community- they will be called terrorists, and when it comes to those working on gender issues- they will be called prostitutes or other terms meant to destroy the dignity of the target.” #FreeUmarKhalid
“Without a doubt, the revelations about the NSO hacking of human rights defenders around the world should be a wake-up call to anyone advocating for freedom or democracy in the world" ~ @warishusain
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