The J&K Police has slapped the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act on Kashmir-based journalists Masrat Zahra and Gowhar Geelani, triggering condemnation from media and human rights bodies across the world. Another journalist, Peerzada Ashiq, who works with The Hindu, was summoned by police and questioned over a story. Geelani tells Naseer Ganai that such moves may “either silence us or make more people speak out”. Excerpts from the interview:
How you see the use of UAPA against you and other journalists?