Statement on Internet Shutdowns in the North East

On August 6, 2019 we issued a statement with respect to the communication blockade in Jammu and Kashmir. We noted with concern how while it may be most severely impacted, the scope of this problem is much larger and felt nationally. Subsequently, we coordinated legal teams and organised challenges by two press bodies, the Foundation for Media Professionals and the Indian Journalists Union (click here) in the Supreme Court against the communication blockade.

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