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Mohammad Ismail

November 1, 2006 4:12 AM ET

Ismail, Islamabad bureau chief for Pakistan Press International, was found near his home in Islamabad with his head "smashed with some hard blunt object," according to Mazhar Abbas, then secretary-general of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists. The Associated Press...

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In Pakistan, cameraman killed while covering tribal violence

May 30, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 30, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the killing of Munir Ahmed Sangi, a cameraman for the Sindhi-language Kawish Television Network (KTN). Sangi was shot on Monday afternoon while covering a gunfight between members of the Unar...

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Munir Ahmed Sangi

May 29, 2006 12:00 AM ET

Sangi, a cameraman for the Sindhi-language channel, was shot while covering a gunfight between members of the Unar and Abro tribes in the town of Larkana, in southeast Pakistan's Sindh district, according to local media reports. At least one other...

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CPJ mourns journalists killed in earthquake

October 18, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, October 18, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply saddened by the tremendous loss of life in Pakistan, and sends its condolences to the families and colleagues of journalists killed in the earthquake. At least three journalists were...

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Government raids several newspaper offices

July 20, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, July 20, 2005—Police in Karachi cracked down on Islamic fundamentalist publications in the past week, raiding the offices of several newspapers, arresting four journalists and several newspaper vendors, and confiscating copies of the publications. On Saturday, police raided...

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