FIR against Tribune journalist a brazen attack on freedom of press: INS

FIR against Tribune journalist a brazen attack on freedom of press: INS


New Delhi, Expressing serious concern over the FIR filed against a journalist for filing a story on the breach in Aadhaar data, the Indian newspaper society on Tuesday termed it as a 'brazen attack on the freedom of the press' and demanded immediate withdrawal of the FIR lodged by the UIDAI.
In a statement here, president of the INS Akila Urankar said that on behalf of the entire community of INS members she expresses serious concern about the attempt to browbeat the reporter of the Tribune who has courageously reported leak of crucial Aadhaar data.
'This report was eminently in the public interest. This is a brazen attack on the freedom of the press and displays lack of respect for ethical media practices.

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