USCIRF expresses concern about India’s dwindling press freedom situation

India was placed in the 150th position out of 180 countries in the index hence it has put the Indian media in an alarming situation with respect to freedom of press.

USCIRF expresses concern about India’s dwindling press freedom situation
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The US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), a federal organization in the United States that monitors international religious freedom, expressed grave alarm on the eve of World Press Freedom Day over India's deteriorating press freedom status.

The USCIRF expressed solidarity with journalists who face persecution and violence for their job in a series of tweets.