Nearly half a century after the government of India kicked out Washington Post reporter Lewis M. Simons, journalists there are at risk again. And for similar reasons.
Press freedom advocates around the world have decried this week's raids on the BBC — in which journalists and accountants alike were questioned, and had their phones and laptops searched.
Around 10 BBC employees have been sleeping in their office since Tuesday. Some of the tax agents stayed overnight too. They searched laptops and phones of some journalists and administrative staff.
A two-part BBC documentary examined Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's role in anti-Muslim raids that killed hundreds in his home state of Gujarat in 2002.
The BBC documentary interviews journalists, activists and victims of the 2002 unrest, which left more than 1,000 people dead. They say the prime minister, then a regional leader, looked the other way.
The former BBC reporter said his interview with Diana didn't factor into her life's downward spiral following the interview. "Everything we did in terms of the interview was as she wanted," he says.
The Chinese state news agency said the BBC had "undermined China's national interests and ethnic solidarity." Britain stripped the license for CGTN, the Chinese global television network, last week.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is highlighting the impact of the coronavirus on black Americans. In an appearance Thursday on the BBC World News,...