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Editors' Guild calls for Zubair's release, invokes PM's commitment at G7

Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair was arrested on Monday by the Delhi Police over a 2018 tweet

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Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair was arrested by Delhi Police on Monday.

BS Web Team New Delhi
On Tuesday, the Editors Guild of India termed the arrest of fact-check site Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair "extremely disturbing" and called for his immediate release. In a statement, the EGI condemned Zubair's arrest as "brazen" while it pointed to the commitments made by PM Narendra Modi in the G7 meeting to protect free speech. 
 
"It is apparent that AltNews' alert vigilance was

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First Published: Jun 28 2022 | 3:17 PM IST

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