Daily Archives: May 27, 2022

Supreme Court:Police should not abuse sex workers verbally or physically; should treat them with dignity

Sex workers are entitled to all basic human rights and other rights guaranteed in the Constitution, and police should not abuse those engaged in sex work verbally or physically, the Supreme Court reaffirmed last week [Budhadev Karmaskar vs. State of West Bengal and ors]. Police should treat all sex workers with dignity and law enforcement agencies… Read More »

Dutch journalist union files lawsuit against EU Russian media ban

Dutch journalist union, the Nederlandse Vereniging van Journalisten (NVJ), Wednesday filed a lawsuit in the EU Court of Justice challenging the EU’s ban on Russian state-backed media outlets. NVJ alleges the EU ban amounts to a restriction on EU citizens’ right to information and free press. The EU banned the Russian state-backed channels Russia Today and Sputnik in Europe… Read More »