Kashmiri journo assulted in Delhi
June 20, New Delhi: A Kashmiri journalist Basit Malik who writes for Caravan Magazine was assaultd according to the Kashmir Media Service (KMS).
Malik, who writes for Delhi-based Caravan Magazine said, “he was on his professional duties in Sonia Vihar area of Dehli when mob dragged, kicked, punched and slapped him only for being a Kashmiri Muslim.” The mob took videos of assault on him while he was instructed to say ‘Pakistan murdabad!’ and ‘Hindustan zindabad!’
“During this entire ordeal, which lasted for an hour and a half, I was surrounded at all times.
People from the mob would angrily kick and slap me. I was continuously yelled at, and called various names, such as “mullah,” “Pakistani,” and “aatankwadi”—terrorist,” narrated Basit in Caravan.
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