Reporting Kashmir

Yawar Nazir and Abdul Mohamin Bhat are journalists based in Srinigar in Indian Administered Kashmir. Yawar works as an independent photojournalist. He worked with Reuters International News Agency as a stringer for about two years. Between 2007 - 2009, he also worked with Scoopt, Gamma Press and Polaris as a contributing photographer. His photographs have appeared in over 100 publications including, The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Tribune, The Guardian, TIME and MSNBC among others. Abdul Mohamin Bhat has worked as a journalist in Srinigar since 2004. He is a Senior Reporter on the leading English daily Rising Kashmir. In addition he has also worked with the Indian Express, Hindustan Times and Doordarshan News, the Government owned television channel. He specialises in covering business, politics and civic beats from the State of Jammu and Kashmir along with the occasional human interest story related to health, education and the environment.