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Protecting the press

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Last Saturday, two reporters were allegedly harassed by a security guard at the Pudu UTC Immigration Department while attempting to cover a story on passport renewals.

As a result, several groups have called for protection for journalists and reporters.

BFM discusses the incident with Wathshlah Naidu, executive director of the Centre For Independent Journalism (CIJ) and looks at what is needed to create a safer environment for members of the media.

Produced by: Natasha Fusil
Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan

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