When a journalist is arrested in Kashmir

Sep 18, 2017, 09:05 PM

Just last year, 48 journalists were killed on the job, around the world. More than 5 times that number were thrown in prison.

What happens to journalists when they’re beaten up, locked up and tortured? What do they do when they get death threats, or worse? Give up or push forward?

That’s what we’re asking on The Debrief today.

We also talk about Gauri Lankesh, editor of Lankesh Patrike, a weekly magazine in India, who was shot dead in front of her house on September 5th.

In the studio: Al Jazeera resident photojournalist Showkat Shafi who was arrested and beaten by police in Indian administered Kashmir. Our host is Mohsin Ali. Follow them: @showkatshafi / @mohsin