The AP reports from SRINAGAR, India:
An Associated Press cameraman and at least three other journalists said they were assaulted by police and paramilitary forces Friday as they covered a protest in Indian-controlled Kashmir.
Umar Meraj was beaten for several minutes by security forces using rifle butts, batons, fists and a barrage of kicks, according to Meraj and other witnesses.
Local journalists have repeatedly complained of harassment and assaults by police in the tumultuous Himalayan territory. Continue reading.