Mohammed Haroon

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Guardian reporter freed in Baghdad; Iraqi journalist killed

October 20, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, October 20, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the release today of a reporter who was held captive in Baghdad, while it expressed concern over the murder of another journalist in the Iraqi capital on Wednesday. Rory Carroll,...

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IRAQ

October 19, 2005 12:00 PM ET

OCTOBER 19, 2005 Posted October 21, 2005 Mohammed Haroon, Al-Kadiya KILLED—UNCONFIRMED Unidentified gunmen killed Haroon, a controversial journalist, as he was driving in Baghdad. Haroon, 47, publisher of the weekly newspaper Al-Kadiya (The Cause) who also served as secretary-general of...

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Attacks on the Press 2001: Pakistan

March 26, 2002 12:04 PM ET

Working as a journalist in Pakistan has long been a tricky business, and the threats only intensified after September 11, when the military government repudiated the Taliban regime in Afghanistan and then Islamist militant groups at home in order to...

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Four journalists jailed for more than a month on blasphemy charges

November 12, 2001 12:00 AM ET

New York, July 11, 2001 — CPJ is dismayed that local authorities in Abbottabad have not dropped blasphemy charges brought against journalists from the Urdu-language daily Mohasib, even though officials at both the provincial and federal levels have issued statements...

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Journalists released on bail

July 18, 2001 12:00 AM ET

New York, July 18 -- A judge in the northern city of Abbottabad today ordered the release on bail of four journalists from the Urdu-language daily Mohasib who had been imprisoned under Pakistan's notorious blasphemy laws. The journalists, who had...

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