An Introduction to the Digital Patrakar Defense Clinic!

When journalists are under threat, truth is under threat. With the growth and facility of digital tools the press in India are facing legal threats more than ever before. IFF in collaboration with the Foundation for Media Professionals (FMP) has launched the Digital Patrakar Defence Clinic (DPDC). In this post we describe the need for DPDC, who can apply for help (quick tip: fill this form) and the pro-bono help we offer. We also indicate how journalist bodies and lawyers can collaborate with us as we scale up the clinic incrementally and responsibly!

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Launching on September 5, 2021 at 11am! So excited for it!

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