Indian-administered Kashmir: Female journalist, photographer Musharraf Zahra is accused of sparking outrage


Police have registered a regular case under the Anti-Illegal Activities Anti-Corruption Act (UAPA) against India-based Kashmir-based journalist Masrat Zahra against the Corona virus.

 Musharraf Zahra has been active in Indian-administered Kashmir as a freelance journalist for the past several years and has worked for several Indian and international news organizations.

 However, in the police statement, Musharraf Zahra has been accused of introducing him as a Facebook user, through several provocative posts that have incited Kashmiri youth for anti-Indian armed insurrection.

 According to the police statement, Maserat posted a hostile text on Facebook and linked the religious figure to the militants in a post.

 The statement said that complaints were received from several constituencies that Happiness posts content that may incite young people to become militant.

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 However, when contacted, Ms Zahra told the that she had interviewed a woman from the Ganderbal district for a report on psychological tension in women who said that her husband had a fake encounter Twenty 20 years ago.  I was killed.  He also posted pictures related to the news, according to the news.

 Mushart was summoned to a cyber police station in Srinagar, after which local journalists contacted the Information Department's host, Suresh Asghar.


 Maserat says: 'Saharish ji told me that the matter has been resolved, there is no need to go there anymore.  But I am now told that the SSP has asked for it so I have to go there on Tuesday. '

 Police confirmed the case against Musharraf and issued a statement urging the public to refrain from posting 'anti-national' content on social networking websites and take strong legal action against those who did so.  Will go

 On the other hand, Indian journalist The Hindu's correspondent Ashiq Pirzada was also summoned to Anant police station about 60 km away from Srinagar on Sunday.

 Lovers say they reported the story of a couple from Shopian district whose son was killed in a skirmish.

 No case is registered against the lover, but he calls Anantnag students a 'punishment'.

 'The objection was why I did not include the opinion of the officials, but I called and texted the deputy commissioner several times, but he was busy.  Upon hearing this, the police were satisfied and I returned home late at night. "

 Last year, lover Pirzada was also called to the police station for one of his news reports.

 In the Indian-administered Kashmir, the seeking of journalists in the police station is a long process that has been going on for many years, but the action against Hazrat Zahra under UAPA law is the first of its kind.  The law was approved by parliament last year and under the same law many human rights activists have been imprisoned in the valley.

 Vice-President of the Kashmir Press Club, Azam Mohammed, says: "Working in Kashmir is dangerous, and at a time when journalists are working in the midst of banning the Internet and fear of the Corona virus, they have been banned here.  'S journalism is being restricted.'

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