Indian police arrest a journalist in IOK » Kashmir Media Service

Srinagar, August 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested a noted journalist, Qazi Shibli, in Islamabad town.

Qazi Shibli, who is editor of a news website, was detained by Indian police and lodged at Sherbagh police station in the town.

The authorities arrested Qazi Shibli without any reason and are not producing him in court, a journalist told media men.

Qazi Shibli is known for his fearless writings on the Kashmir conflict. He promotes freedom of press and is vocal against curbs on media in occupied Kashmir. He has been questioned in the past too in connection with his news stories.

Qazi Shibli is also a brother of Hurriyat leader, Qazi Ahmed Yasir, who is already facing illegal detention under black law, Public Safety Act.

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