On Friday morning, around 20 persons arrived at the residence of columnist RK Nimai, shouted slogans and burnt copies of a copy of an article written by him, published in Imphal Free Press regarding the steps taken up for the removal of the props from the Kanglashas inside Kangla.
The team interacted with the bereaved family members by maintaining SOPs and provided financial aid.
In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the AMWJU and the EGM on Wednesday decided to ban holding of all press meets, conferences, and public gathering at Manipur Press Club for now.
The annual general body meeting of the union was slated for May 1.
Mizzima is an independent media organisation of Myanmar locals, and the journalists now taking shelter in Moreh are living in fear that they may be pushed back to Myanmar where their life and security would be in great danger, AMWJU said.
A joint statement signed by president Manipur State Sumang Leela Council, M Purnimashi Leima and president EGM Khogendra khomdram stated that a meeting was held on Wednesday and all their differences have been amicably sorted out.
The AMWJU and the EGM has condemned the Manipur State Sumang Lila Council or demanding a sum of Rs 50,000 each from local cable TVs.
Unidentified persons hurled a hand grenade inside the office of the Poknapham daily at Keishampat late Saturday.
The media fraternity in Manipur staged a sit-in protest at Keishampat Leimajam Leikai, Imphal, Manipur on Sunday.
Former editor of Eastern Standard daily Shorokhaibam Nailendra of Nagamapal Singjubung Leirak passed away on January 13.
Lekhendro Loukham, reporter of "Shenmitlon" from Keishampat Khangembam Leikai, Imphal passed away on Wednesday night.
DD News Assistant News Editor (Imphal) Anilkumar said that stringers and non-regularised employees and journalists of DD News, Imphal and AIR Imphal are being ignored for the benefits that other journalists, who are AMWJU members enjoy from both government and the union.
MHRC directed the HR, Lamjingba Manangement Services Pvt. Ltd to redress the grievances of W Dhamendro within 15 days.
General secretary of All Manipur Working Journalists’ Association (AMWJU) Kh Naoba appealed to the people to strictly follow the safety guidelines of Manipur Press Club when conducting any event.