Rakesh Singh Nirbhik


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Region:Asia-Pacific

Country:India

Department/Province/State:Uttar Pradesh

Nickname:Nirbhik

Sex1:Male

Age:37

Date of Killing:28/11/2020

Previous Threats:Yes

Type of Work:Journalist/communicator

Organisation:Rashtriya Swaroop

Sector or Type of Rights the HRD Worked On:ESC Rights

Sector Detail:Abuse of power/corruption, Freedom of Expression

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URLs (links) of Interest
Photograph.- International Federation of Journalists, “India: Journalist in arson attack after reporting on corruption”, International Federation of Journalists, 1 December 2020.
https://www.ifj.org/media-centre/news/detail/category/press-releases/article/india-journalist-in-arson-attack-after-reporting-on-corruption.html
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