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Indian police raid homes of Kashmiri journalists 

In occupied Kashmir, police have raided the homes of four journalists. These raids follow a long history of a crackdown on press freedom in Kashmir. In Srinagar, the journalists were questioned since Wednesday morning; the police did not specify a reason for the raids.  Al Jazeera reports that three of the journalists had written for foreign media, and the other …


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Kashmiri Shias attacked by Indian forces during Muharram processions

In Srinagar, police fired tear gas and warning shots to disperse Shia Muslims who were attempting to participate in Muharram processions. Dozens of worshippers and people were detained. Security restrictions by Indian forces ban the procession; however, hundreds of Shia Muslims took to the streets to congregate. Yahoo News reports that government forces used batons to beat journalists who were …