Srinagar, March 06 : Media organizations have condemned assault on two photojournalists in Srinagar on Friday.
Indian police beat up two photojournalists, Shafat Farooq and Saqib Majeed, when they were covering the anti-India demonstration outside historic Jamia Masjid in Srinagar.
The Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) in a statement expressed concern over the recurrent incidents of media bashing in the Valley. It reiterated its stand that a free media is in everybody’s interest and should be permitted to operate without obstructions.
The Kashmir Press Club in a statement in Srinagar condemned the assault on photojournalists and expressed the hope that the journalists would be allowed to perform their professional duties without fear and coercion.