Media gagged in Kashmir

IN Media Watch Briefs | 16/07/2016

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday night launched a crackdown against media in the Valley. Police raided  printing press offices of Kashmir's largest circulated newspaper Greater Kashmir,  as well as Kashmir Uzma, Kashmir Reader, Kashmir Observer, Tameel-e-Irshad.  In these offices as many as 11 employees were also taken into custody by police.  The Mehbooba Mufti-led government has already blocked communication by suspending cellular and internet services amid a strict curfew.            

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