Journalist Allegedly Assaulted, Harassed By Policemen in Kashmir
On Saturday evening, a journalist was allegedly assaulted by the police at the Sangam checkpoint in Kashmir’s Anantnag district while he was on way home…. Hassan, an independent journalist who frequently contributes to international publications, alleged that he was targeted for his “journalistic identity.”…
Hassan also demanded that the police authorities file a case against the cops who assaulted him. “They should be taken to task so that they won’t repeat it,” he said.
The attack on Hassan triggered an immediate outcry among the local journalists and politicians, who pressed the police to take action against the accused cops….