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Once again the Jammu and Kashmir police have attacked the press in Kashmir. A journalist, Azhar Qadri, working with The Kashmir Tribune, part of the Indian national newspaper, Tribune, was beaten to pulp and later detained by the police. He was covering a protest by paramedic students outside the Old Secretariat in Srinagar Kashmir. This [...]
As long as sub-editors cum government servants continue to rule Kashmir journalism, we will continue to lose promising journalists to the government. This long era of government journalism in the Valley has to end, says NASEER A GANAI Try to interact with journalists working with local newspapers in Srinagar, and you will come to know [...]
Story by: Beena Sarwar | Pakistan Summary A video report on Milne Do, an emotional meeting between Pakistani and Indian Kashmiris. What do people from Kashmir want, and how do they feel about the conflict? The report was produced by VJ Movement.
One forms a perspective based on two things: what one gets to see, and one’s own sense of reasonability, sensibility and logic. Quite often, in the case of many, it is the lack of both. The ideas and opinions I hold of Kashmir today are based on what I have seen, mostly from afar, and [...]
The year 2008 was not much good for journalists as they had to work in tough situations and more roughness was added by the restrictions imposed by the government. Curfew passes were cancelled, even when a senior journalist came out from his home to get his new curfew pass as it was announced on Radio [...]
The Delhi-based Kashmiri Journalist, Mohammad Umar Baba who writes under the byline Baba Umar has bagged the best ‘humanitarian Reporting Award 2011’ award in the All India Journalist Competition for the best print media article on humanitarian issues. The awards are instituted by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Press Institute [...]