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Peerzada Ashiq

HRD, Journalist
The Hindu

Peerzada Ashiq is a senior journalist and reporter for The Hindu, a daily newspaper in India. He has a lengthy history of covering Kashmir and his reports focus on the issues and struggles facing the local population especially in the context of increasing militarization and deliberate isolation of the region from the rest of India and the international community.

Human rights defenders in India face a diverse range of attacks and harassment from state and non-state actors alike, including killing, physical assault, arbitrary detention, threats and judicial harassment.