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Press freedom, human rights bodies urges  J&K L-G to release journalist Fahad Shah

Over 50 press freedom organisations, human rights organisations and publications wrote to Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor to release Fahad Shah and other arbitrarily detained journalists to prevent further criminalization of the profession in Jammu and Kashmir.   Over 50 press freedom organisations, human rights organisations and publications wrote to Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor […]


Fahad Shah and the Tragic Fate of Journalism in Kashmir

In Kashmir journalists are under shadow of gun, harassment and intimidation. The recent arrest of Fahad Shah, editor of Kashmir Walla, under UAPA for posting ‘anti-national content’ on social media raises a debate about the fate of journalism in times of conflict. Shah was arrested on 4 February as he had uploaded Inayat Ahmad Mir’s family’s […]


Kashmir Journalist arrested for social media posts

Fahad Shah, editor-in-chief of the online news magazine ‘thekashmirwalla’ was arrested on Friday, February 4, 2022, for social media posts, which Kashmir police claimed glorified terrorist activities and caused “dent to the image of law enforcing agencies besides causing ill-will and disaffection against the country”.   Shah was summoned for questioning by a police station […]