Press Freedom Under COVID-19 Lockdown in Asian — Global Issues

Jerald Aruldas, a journalist from the southern state of Tamil Nadu, and his colleague, were held by city police for 9 hours for reporting on stories around alleged government corruption around the food aid distribution system and how doctors in Coimbatore faced food shortages while working during the COVID-19 lockdown. Courtesy: Jerald Aruldasby Samira Sadeque (united nations)Friday, June 05,...

Alberta First Nations chief accuses RCMP of assault during dispute over expired licence plate

A chief of a northern Alberta First Nation is accusing the RCMP of assaulting him and his wife during a confrontation over an expired licence plate nearly three months ago.Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Chief Allan Adam has been charged with assaulting police and resisting arrest stemming from a March 10 incident in a mall parking lot in Fort McMurray. But his lawyer says it’s the officer...