Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Saturday condemned attempts by the government to strangulate Kashmir Media.
Mirwaiz was reacting to the stopping of government advertisements to leading Kashmir dailies Greater Kashmir and Kashmir Reader.
Mirwaiz tweeted that the “illegal” crackdown on socio-religious organisations and leadership and to strangulate Kashmir Media reflects the continuation of authoritarian and repressive mindset which has proved counterproductive.
“The states illegal crackdown on socio religious organisations and leadership and the attempt to strangulate Kashmir media @GreaterKashmir @Kashmir_Reader to pressurise them,reflects the continuation of authoritarian and repressive mindset which has only proved counterproductive. (SIC).”