Agnihotri says FCC, PCI banned him undemocratically, will now hold press conference at hotel


Turned away by the Foreign Correspondents Club and the Press Club of India, The Kashmir Files director Vivek Agnihotri says he has been banned undemocratically and will go ahead with a press conference at a five-star hotel on Thursday.

Agnihotri had posted a video on Tuesday alleging his free speech was banned by “the watchdogs of free speech” with FCC cancelling his event and announced he would hold his media interaction at the Press Club instead. When PCI also appeared to backtrack, he followed it up with a tweet on Wednesday slamming the organisation.

Wow! @PCITweets also cancelled me. The watchdogs of democracy and messiah of free speech not only banned me undemocratically but are also lying through their teeth, Agnihotri tweeted, sharing screenshots of messages of an agency directed to book PCI for the event. The director then said he will have an open house press conference and will answer the “toughest questions”.

Inviting all democratic and free speech pro-Truth believers, media people, correspondents, reporters, media activists and those with empathy for Kashmir Genocide victims tomm at 3.30 PM at Le MERIDIEN, New Delhi, the director said in a WhatsApp message to


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