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On September 20, Agartala-based journalist Santanu Bhowmik was murdered by a mob while on a reporting assignment. About two weeks before that, journalist Gauri Lankesh was shot dead in Bangalore. #silenced is an attempt to document such murderous attacks on scribes. It is an effort to keep the conversation on press freedom alive much after the outrage over such incidents fizzles out. #silenced will be an ongoing, crowdsourced effort to keep a record of journalists killed in the line of duty across India. We hope to point to wider trends that may arise from such record-keeping.
#silenced is not an exhaustive list but a work in progress. To make the project truly representative, we would like you to help us.