Gowhar Geelani

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Aasif Sultan, Fahad Shah, Sajad Gul

Kashmir media at a ‘breaking point’ amid rising number of journalist detentions

Sajad Gul’s mother had prepared his favorite dishes as she anxiously awaited his return home. The Kashmiri journalist, who had been granted bail the day before, on January 15, 2022, was to be released following his arrest earlier that month in a criminal conspiracy case, according to a journalist friend who spoke on condition of…

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Police officers are seen Srinagar, Indian-controlled Jammu and Kashmir state, on March 31, 2020. Jammu and Kashmir police recently launched an investigation into journalist Gowhar Geelani. (AFP/Tauseef Mustafa)

Jammu and Kashmir police launch investigation into journalist Gowhar Geelani

New Delhi, April 22, 2020 — Authorities in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir should stop harassing journalists with police investigations, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Police are seen in New Delhi, India, on February 27, 2019. Kashmiri journalist Gowhar Geelani was recently barred from leaving the country at a New Delhi airport. (Reuters/Anushree Fadnavis)

Kashmiri journalist Gowhar Geelani barred from leaving India

New Delhi, September 4, 2019 — Indian authorities should allow journalist Gowhar Geelani to travel freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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