Rajat Sharma, Editor-In-Chief and Chairman, India TV, on Wednesday condemned the arrest of journalist Arnab Goswami by the Mumbai police. In a tweet shared this morning, Rajat Sharma said he disapproves of the style of Arnab’s studio trial, but at the same time he also disagrees with the misuse of state power to harass a journalist.
Kidnapped Malian politician Soumaila Cisse, French aid worker Sophie Petronin and two Italians were freed on Thursday, Mali’s presidency said, after lengthy periods in the hands of Islamist insurgents.
A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has told a London court that her client was indirectly offered a winwin deal by President Donald Trump that would see him avoid extradition to the U.S. if he revealed the source of a leak of documents from the Democratic Party before the 2016 election.
Last year, the award went to a more traditional laureate, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, for his efforts to end a 20-year-postwar stalemate with Eritrea.