Ghulam Rasool Sheikh

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Sheikh, editor of the Urdu-language daily Rehnuma-e-Kashmir and the English-language weekly Saffron Times, was found dead on April 10 floating in Kashmir's Jhelum River. He had written about an increase in killings and arson incidents his hometown, Pampore. Family members say a militia group backed by Indian state security forces had kidnapped him in March.


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