New York, May 11, 2010—The Committee to Protect Journalists
is concerned by new demands made by a militant group calling itself the Asian Tigers,
the captors of freelance journalist Asad Qureshi, left, who has been held in Pakistan
since March 26. In a video
sent to the Rome-based news agency Adnkronos International today, the
kidnappers insisted that
New York, May 3, 2010—The Committee to Protect Journalists expressed concern today after a militant group executed a former Pakistani intelligence official who was abducted along with documentary filmmaker Asad Qureshi.
New York, April 8, 2010—Reports that freelance documentary filmmaker Asad Qureshi has gone missing on a reporting trip in a tribal area of Pakistan are deeply concerning, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.
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