India | Concern over court ruling that puts privacy above press freedom

Concern over court ruling that puts privacy above press freedom

Legal experts and journalists say the Madras High Court’s ruling is based on 'erroneous' reasoning and sets a dangerous precedent for curbing media freedom

June 20, 2018 5:55 PM (UTC+8)
An Indian shop vendor displays newspapers. Madras court says mag can't publish anything about MP's family without providing similar space for a rebuttal. Photo: AFP/ Noah Seelam
An Indian shop vendor displays newspapers. Madras court says mag can't publish anything about MP's family without providing similar space for a rebuttal. Photo: AFP/ Noah Seelam
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