Authorities Close Kashmir Press Club
Shutdown seen as part of larger crackdown on freedom of press and journalists in the region
By: Majid Maqbool
The independent 300-member Kashmir Press Club has been shut — apparently for good — days after the club was forcibly taken over by a pro-government group of journalists and armed police who barged in and took over the premises, drawing international condemnation. The club was locked up after the Jammu and Kashmir a…
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