Posts Tagged ‘Kashmir Press Photographers Association’

Photojournalists Assaulted in Kashmir by Indian Forces

Posted by on Thursday August 25, 2011 | Photojournalism

Zuma Press photographer Narcisco Contreras of Mexico and freelance photographer Showkat Shafi of India were beaten by police and government forces, then arrested while covering a violent street protest in Srinigar, Kashmir on August 19, the Committee to Protect Journalists reports. Shafi, who has shot for Al Jazeera online and Reuters, reported that he and... More