Category archives: Politics

Outcry over India journalist arrest

Activists in India have demanded the release of a television reporter who had taken a video of Hindu activists attacking girls for partying with boys in the southern state of Karnataka. Naveen Soorinje was arrested on late Wednesday night and charged with abetting the July attack in Mangalore. The incident was criticised as one of the many incidents of “moral policing” that have marred the state’s image. Media organisations have […]