Attack on Caravan journalists “reprehensible,” press freedom essential to democracy: Editors Guild of India

14 August 2020

On 11 August 2020, three journalists working with The Caravan—Shahid Tantray, Prabhjit Singh and a woman journalist—were beaten, subjected to communal slurs, threatened with murder, and sexually harassed, while reporting in Subhash Mohalla, in northeast Delhi.

The Editors Guild of India released a statement condemning the attack on the journalists and demanded immediate action. The statement is reproduced below. Read The Caravan’s report on the attack here.

August 13, 2020

The Editors Guild of India has unequivocally condemned recent attacks on journalists while they were on duty. 

Keywords: press freedom