She referred to the killing of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari in Kashmir, Gauri Lankesh in Karnataka, two in Tripura and one in Punjab.
The separatists, under the banner of Joint Resistance Leadership on Tuesday called for a strike for today against the killing of Bukhari and also civilians allegedly in security forces firing.
Separatists have called for a general strike in protest against the killing of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari by unidentified gunmen and civilians in security force action.
UNESCO promotes the safety of journalists through global awareness-raising and capacity-building through the UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity.
The Joint Resistance Leadership, an amalgamation of separatist groups, said in a statement today that there had been a sudden spike in civilian killings since the eve of Eid.
Some Rising Kashmir staff members went to Kreeri in Baramulla, Bukhari’s native place, for the funeral while editors and other staff stayed back.
Sympathising with the mourners, the chief minister said the killing has sent a wave of anger and shock all across and it has been unequivocally condemned at local, national and international levels.
The government is taking a grim view of extending the ceasefire beyond the Ramzan month, which concludes with Eid on Saturday.
The suspect has been identified as Zubair Qadri and was seen in the video stealing the pistol of the PSO who was shot dead along with Bukhari.
The police issued the picture from a video, which was purportedly recorded by a passerby following the attack on Bukhari outside his office.
Bukhari and his personal security officer were killed outside his Press Colony residence in Srinagar on Thursday, leaving him in a pool of blood.
Bukhari, 50, was gunned down yesterday soon after he got into his car from his office at Press Enclave in the city centre, Lal Chowk.
The front page also carried the message that the paper would not be cowed down.
'An attack on a journalist challenges the very foundations of a free press and vibrant democracy and more so in a state like Jammu and Kashmir that is going through militancy'
Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said he was deeply shocked, and Bukhari's death was a huge loss.