Kashmiri journalists facing intimidation, harassment in IIOJK

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Islamabad

Kashmiri journalists are witnessing systemic intimidation and harassment by the authorities in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir for highlighting the Indian atrocities in the territory.

A report released by Kashmir Media Service, today, said, journalists are working in trying conditions in IIOJK.

It said, press freedom is under serious threat as raids, summons, harassment, arrests and physical abuse of journalists has become a routine matter in IIOJK.

It said that seven journalists Salman Shah, Suhail Dar, Mukhtar Zahoor, Majid Hyderi, Sajad Gul, Sulaiman Sath and Junaid Shafiq Peer were arrested by Indian police.—INP

 

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