For democracy to survive- Attacks on journalists must end
With the overt state-sponsored censorship perennially breathing down their necks and a list of unwritten no-go areas, the journalists in Kashmir, covering the politics of conflict in the violence-infested maze of alleys in the capital city of Srinagar or in the valley’s sprawling countryside, often land in dangerous catch-22s. The point in case is the attack on a journalist covering the LS Polls in Srinagar before a couple of days. What was his crime, just that he was there doing something for which he gets his salary? Was it just that he was covering a story the state did not want him to cover?