Mirwaiz hails IOK press on World Press Freedom Day » Kashmir Media Service

Srinagar, May 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has hailed the contribution of the press fraternity of the territory in highlighting the sufferings of the people.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, today, said censoring media is aimed at censoring the truth, adding the press in Kashmir, despite pulls and pressures, has let the truth prevail.

He said, “Pen is mightier than the sword. On World Press Freedom Day, I hail the contribution of free press across the globe as well as of our Jammu and Kashmir press fraternity which in spite of pulls and pressures let the truth prevail. Those who censor media aim to censor the truth.”

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