Asiya Jeelani

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Attacks on the Press 2004: India

March 14, 2005 11:30 AM ET

IndiaIn a stunning upset, India's voters surprised the media and the world by rejecting the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its Hindu nationalism in favor of the secular Indian National Congress party in general elections in May. However, despite...

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Police beat two photographers covering Kashmir unrest

September 27, 2004 12:00 PM ET

New York, September 27, 2004—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns Saturday's attack on photographers Rafiq Maqbool of The Associated Press, and Amin War of the national newspaper The Tribune, who were beaten by police while covering a violent demonstration in...

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Journalist killed in mine explosion

April 22, 2004 12:00 PM ET

New York, April 22, 2004—A journalist was killed in a mine explosion in India-controlled Kashmir on Tuesday, April 20. Asiya Jeelani died en route to the hospital after the van she was traveling in, which was being used by an...

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