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White House Condemns 'Harassment' Of Reporter Who Asked PM Rights Question

June 28, 2023 02:37 AM

White House Condemns 'Harassment' Of Reporter Who Asked PM Rights Question

27 June

The White House has denounced what the Wall Street Journal has called the "intense online harassment" of its reporter Sabrina Siddiqui, who had asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi a question on democracy in India during his joint press conference with President Joe Biden in the US last week.Top official John Kirby, in response to the Wall Street Journal's question on its reporter, said the White House was aware of the reports of that harassment. The Wall Street Journal said since she asked the question, Ms Siddiqui had been subjected to some intense online harassment from people inside India. She was also being targeted, in part, because of her Muslim faith, said the newspaper.

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