Siddique Kappan is a journalist working for the Malayalam news portal Azhimukham and secretary of the Delhi unit of Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ). He was arrested along with three others in Uttar Pradesh in October 2020. He was on his way to Hathras to report on the gang rape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit woman. Kappan was booked under the Unlawful Activities … Continue reading Who is Siddique Kappan?
The Brihanmumbai Union of Journalists expresses shock and anger at the dastardly killing of Gauri Lankesh, editor of Lankesh Patrika, in Bengaluru this evening. Gauri Lankesh has been a trenchant and courageous critic of hindutva and casteist politics. Since last November, she has been fighting her conviction in a criminal defamation case against BJP MP in Dharwad Prahallad Joshi and was out on bail. Journalists … Continue reading Shock and anger in Mumbai Journalists: Campaign Justice for Gauri Lankesh Begins