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Kashmir journalists condemn threats to editor by former police officer, PDP leader in Srinagar

Srinagar, November 09: In Srinagar, a forum of journalists in Kashmir has strongly condemned the threats issued by former Senior Superintendent of Police and senior People’s Democratic Party leader, Syed Ashiq Hussain Bukhari to the editor of a local daily Kashmir reader and prominent journalist Showket Ahmad Motta.

Kashmiri Journalist harassed by Indian army officer

Srinagar, August 26, 2014: Ayoung Kashmiri journalist, who also reports for IBNS news agency, has said that he has been harassed by a top ranking Indian Army officer for revealing the sources of his news gathering.
Saleem Iqbal Qadri, who as a correspondent reports for IBNS on all events of Jammu and Kashmir, said that Indian Army official is forcing him to reveal his news sources to them.

Family of PSA detainee files contempt case against Kashmir Home Department

Srinagar, June 13, 3014 : The family members of Public Safety Act (PSA) detainee Wasim Bashir Sofi through their counsel have filed contempt charges against State Home Department for defying the court directions to shift Wasim from District Jail Kathua to Juvenile Home Srinagar after verifying the correct age.

1991: Mass Rape in Kunan-Poshpora , Victims recount horror, demand justice, In Kunanposhpora mass rape case against Indian Army’s 4 Rajputana Rifles

Feb 23, 2014: It was on the intervening night of 23/24 February 1991 at Kunan-Poshpora  village in  Kupwara, when Indian army’s 4-Rajput Rifles and 68-Moutain Brigade gang raped dozens of women of Kunan Poshpora and the men from the area were subject to mass torture and this process was still not stoped in Jammu and Kashmir.

Ramban bloodbath: Indian BSF troopers indiscriminate fire on peaceful protesters in Ramban, Death toll goes up to 8

Srinagar, Thursday, 18 Jul 2013: Indian paramilitary forces have killed at least eight civilians and injured 42 others when Border Security Force (BSF) troopers fired at protesters in  Ramban district this morning.

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