Protest against ban on newspaper
As part of its continued silent protest journalists working with local and other media outlets on Friday held a demonstration at the Press Enclave against the ban on daily Kashmir Reader newspaper.
According to a statement, the journalists questioned the state government's silence and demanded revocation of the ban on the newspaper, which completed 13 days today. Journalist expressed their displeasure by holding placards, banners and posters.
"The last three months also saw government withhold publishing of newspapers for four days after their printing facilities were raided and the copies of the printed editions seized by the police."
"However the latest gag on the newspaper also warned the printing facilities in Srinagar to deist from printing the paper."