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Pakistani journalists detained by Taliban in Afghanistan

Washington, D.C., September 3, 2021–Taliban leaders must instruct their fighters to immediately cease detaining and harassing journalists in Afghanistan and allow the media to operate freely and without fear of violence or reprisal, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On August 25, Taliban fighters detained Abdul Mateen Achakzai and Muhammad Ali, a reporter and…

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A Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) rally in Karachi, Pakistan, on May 13, 2018. A Pakistani reporter was detained in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on May 28, 2019, after covering PTM demonstrations. (Reuters/Akhtar Soomro)

Pakistani reporter Gohar Wazir detained in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa after covering Pashtun demonstrations

Washington, D.C., May 28, 2019–Pakistani authorities should immediately and unconditionally release Gohar Wazir, a reporter with private satellite TV station Khyber News, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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