Srinagar, September 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the journalists of Kashmir, today, staged a sit-in protest against the arrest of journalist Aasif Sultan at press colony in Srinagar.

The protest demonstration, organized by the Kashmir Journalist Association, was later joined by Kashmir Working Journalist Association, Kashmir Press Photographers Association and Kashmir Press Videographers Association. The protesting journalists were demanding the release of journalist Aasif Sultan, who was arrested, by Indian Police last month.

Aasif Sultan was sent to the Central Jail, Srinagar, in judicial custody till September 22, by the court.

Earlier, In this regard, various journalist associations including, the Kashmir Working Journalist Association, the Kashmir Journalist Association, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), the Indian Journalist Union (IJU), and the Kashmir Editors’ Guild (KEG) had also called for his immediate release.

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