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Press freedom in Kashmir Fear psychosis, arrests, and deafening silence in Kashmir 

The arrest of journalist Fahad Shah comes amid an intensified crackdown on human rights defenders, journalists and activists in Indian-administered Kashmir

US President Biden imposes fresh sanctions on Cuban officials and other stories

Today we look at demands to lift the US blockade against Cuba as President Biden imposes fresh sanctions, the worsening Covid-19 crisis in Indonesia, and more

Pakistan activist abducted Protesters in Pakistan demand release of missing activist Amar Fayaz

Amar Fayaz, a member of the Progressive Youth Alliance, was abducted from Sindh’s Jamshoro three weeks ago in what the protesters claim was an enforced disappearance by the security forces. They have demanded his immediate release

Persecution of opposition HDP leader in Turkey Detention of HDP leader Selahattin Demirtas is violation of rights, says top Turkish court

The Turkish constitutional court said the detention of Selahattin Demirtas is in violation of his rights to liberty and security provided by the country’s constitution. He has been in jail since November 2016

Police action against three Kashmiri journalists receives widespread condemnation

26-year-old photojournalist Masrat Zahra and senior journalists Peerzada Ashiq and Gowhar Geelani have been booked under various charges. Masrat and Geelani are in the dock for their social media posts according to the police

Kashmir COVID crisis Indian security forces assault healthcare workers in Kashmir

Healthcare workers in Kashmir are alleging that security forces enforcing the shutdown are stopping them from performing their duties. A number of health workers have reportedly been roughed up for violating the curfew

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