World Press Freedom Day: JKYJA pledges to raise voice fearlessly

JKYJA stated that journalists on Kashmir are facing many odds, like lack of freedom of speech, harassments and undue interference.

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Srinagar, May 03: On the occasion of World Press Day observed 3rd May annually, the Jammu and Kashmir Jammu and Kashmir Young Journalist Association (JKYJA) vowed to raise voice on diverse issues faced by the young journalists of Kashmir.
The JKYJA said the government is committed to the freedom of speech and expression as enshrined in the Constitution; as such it is responsibility of the ruling dispensation to erase the hurdles coming in way of the journalists in raising voices.
JKYJA stated that journalists on Kashmir are facing many odds, like lack of freedom of speech, harassments and undue interference.
“We need journalism for humanity. Young Journalists of Kashmir present hope as they have lot of creativity, positive dynamism and can change all the paradigms of Journalism towards betterment in our part of the world. Restrictions on Freedom of Press are an important challenge facing journalistic fraternity of Kashmir,” states JKYJA spokesperson.
The JKYJA urged the government to address the issues pertaining to the working journalists and hoped that necessary steps will be taken to improve condition of journalists in Kashmir.