Eleven Killings in Kashmir Journalism

Eleven Killings in Kashmir Journalism

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Mushtaq Ali, a photographer who was killed in a ‘parcel bomb' is buried at martyrs graveyard Eidgah. Lassa Kaul Director, Doordarshan Date: February 13, 1990, Location: Srinagar Kaul was allegedly killed by militants on his way home. The then Governor Jagmohan explained the murder on the grounds that Kaul had incurred the wrath of the “terrorists” by broadcasting programs, which the militants thought were “un-Islamic”. Mohammed Shaban Vakil Editor, Al-Safa Date: April 23, 1991. Location: Srinagar In April 1991 some unidentified gunmen barged into the office of the Al-Safa newspaper and shot dead its editor Mohammed Shaban Vakil. The killing

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