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Fahad Shah Arrested for the Third Time Hours After Bail by Shopian Court

Journalist Fahad Shah was on Saturday, 5 March, re-arrested in a third case, soon after he was granted bail by a Shopian court, his lawyer Umair...

Fahad Shah’s Re-Arrest After Bail: Why It May Be an Abuse of Legal Process

By MEKHALA SARAN / The Quint On the evening of 26 February, journalist Fahad Shah’s lawyer was expecting his release, after he was granted interim bail...

Kashmir: Journalist Fahad Shah ‘re-arrested’ hours after court granted bail

Fahad ShahKashmir journalist Fahad Shah, editor of the news portal ‘Kashmir Walla’ who was granted interim bail by a local court on Saturday in...

India’s Press Crackdown: The Silencing of Journalists in Kashmir

By Suchitra Vijayan / The Nation On February 4, the Jammu and Kashmir police charged Fahad Shah, editor in chief of The Kashmir Walla and a Nation contributor, with sedition. Under...

With Arrest of Editor After Reporting Both Sides Of Story, Govt Escalates Criminalisation Of Journalism In Kashmir

Srinagar: Two weeks have passed since Kashmiri journalist Fahad Shah was arrested on 4 February at a police station in Pulwama, an hour’s drive from Srinagar, where...

58 Global Rights Groups Write to J&K L-G for Release of Jailed Scribes

NEW DELHI – As many as 58 global rights groups, including Human Rights Watch, Community to Protect Journalists and International Press Institute, urged Lieutenant Governor...

Journalist Fahad Shah’s Arrest Is ‘Harassment in the Name of National Security’: Editors Guild

New Delhi: The Editors Guild of India (EGI) on Sunday condemned the arrest of Kashmiri journalist Fahad Shah and asked the state administration to “respect democratic...

Editor in Kashmir Is Arrested Amid Intensifying Clampdown

By Mujib Mashal NEW DELHI — The editor of a news website has been arrested in Kashmir, in what critics called the latest example of a...

Kashmiri journalist Fahad Shah arrested for social media posts

Kashmiri Journalist Fahad Shah was arrested on Friday by the Jammu and Kashmir Police for allegedly posting “anti-national content”. Shah is the editor-in-charge of The Kashmir...