Nava J. Thakuria

Journalist based in Guwahati, Assam, India.

India Readies to Welcome a Tribal President

If one believes in the simple mathematical calculation and minimum political honesty of public representatives in the Indian Parliament and State legislative assemblies, the largest democracy on Earth is expecting a lady tribal President in New Delhi next month. As…

PEC demands actions against Bangladesh scribe killers

Press Emblem Campaign (PEC), the global media safety and rights body, expresses concern over the police inaction to nab the killers of Dhaka-based television journalist Abdul Bari, who was found dead on the bank of Hatirjheel lake in Gulshan area…

PEC condemns murder of Bihar scribe, demands punishment for perpetrators

Geneva: Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) has strongly condemned the murder of journalist Subhash Kumar Mahato, who hailed from Begusarai locality of Bihar in central India on 20 May 2022. The global media safety and rights body also demanded punishments under…

Hoping and waiting for a media complex in Guwahati

The virtual capital city of the northeastern part of India, Guwahati today nurtures nearly one thousand working journalists who are associated with various newspapers, news channels, radio outlets, digital platforms, etc and without a doubt, they need a space for…

PEC demands actions against online abusers of women scribes

Geneva: Expressing shock over the repeated incident of targeting women, including many Indian scribes in social media, the global media safety and rights body Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) demands proper actions against the individuals behind the ‘Bulli Bai’ online application.…

2021 marks decrease in journo-killings globally: PEC

Geneva: Press Emblem Campaign (PEC), the global media safety and rights body, wishes all media workers around the world a happy, secured and prosperous new year 2022. The bygone year witnessed the killing of 79 media employees by assailants in…

Losing public goodwill: Assam media’s way

Public reactions against a news item in any newspaper or news channel may be usual in India, but public outrages in digital platforms against the mainstream media outlets for not covering a particular issue is definitely an unusual phenomenon. The…

Burmese photojournalist dies in military custody, PEC deplores

Geneva: Freelance photojournalist Ko Soe Naing died lately under the Myanmar military custody and thus the young scribe becomes the first media victim in the country (also known as Burma or Brahmadesh) after the 1 February 2021 military coup that…

2021: Afghanistan followed by Mexico, Pakistan, India emerge dangerous for journalists

Geneva/Guwahati, 9 December 2021: Afghanistan and Mexico are the most dangerous countries for media work this year, the Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) said in its annual report in Geneva on Thursday in view of Human Rights Day. Since 1 January,…

Jailed US journalist Danny Fenster freed and deported from Myanmar

Danny Fenster, the American journalist, was released on Monday and deported out of the southeast Asian country. Danny Fenster is on a flight out of Myanmar, said the authority of a digital media outlet named Frontier Myanmar, where he is…

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