Mehmood Jan Afridi

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From Islamabad to Hyderabad, journalist safety at issue

March 5, 2013 5:20 PM ET

Owais Toheed, head of ARY News, cancelled his speaking slot for Wednesday at the conference I'm attending in Islamabad. Organized by UNESCO, the Open Society Foundations, Intermedia, and International Media Support, the meeting's title says it all: International Conference...

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Veteran Pakistani journalist gunned down in Baluchistan

March 1, 2013 2:36 PM ET

March 1, 2013, New York--Pakistani authorities should investigate today's murder of a journalist in the country's restive Baluchistan province, determine the motive, and apprehend the perpetrators immediately, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Mehmood Jan Afridi

March 1, 2013 12:37 PM ET

Armed men killed Afridi, 48, as he was heading to a local press club from his home in the city of Kalat, news reports said. Afridi had worked for the Urdu-language print and online The Daily Intekhab for almost 20...

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