Srinagar, April 26, 2014 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police personnel beat up a video journalist when he was covering anti-India demonstrations in Pulwama town. The police personnel thrashed the video journalist, Shabnam Fayaz, and snatched his camera while he was performing his professional duties. Fayaz is working with a Delhi-based news channel.
Later, local journalists staged a protest against the police highhandedness. Meanwhile, Shopian-Pulwama Journalist Guild in a statement condemned the police action against Fayaz.
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