Twitter trolls in India: Sexist abuse as a tool to muzzle women
Recent articles in India

The eviction of journalists and the sealing of the entrance of one of the oldest English-language publications in the Kashmir Valley, the “Kashmir Times”, is seen as government reprisal against the paper’s editor who has spoken out in defense of press freedom.

The government in Karnataka, India has ordered the shutdown of Power TV after it aired reports on corruption allegations against the chief minister and his family. The order could affect the jobs of 250 employees.

Kashmiri journalist Auqib Javeed said he was “questioned for five hours at the police station and slapped, threatened and humiliated” in the capital Srinagar. This happened after he wrote a story for Article 14 about the methods used by the cyber-police to question social media users.