Siraj Uddin

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Roots of Impunity

May 23, 2013 12:01 AM ET

Appendix Journalists Killed 2003-2012: Motive Confirmed CPJ research has determined that 42 journalists were killed in Pakistan in direct relation to their work from January 1, 2003, through December 31, 2012. An additional 12 journalists were killed in unclear...

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Attacks on the Press in 2008: Pakistan

February 10, 2009 12:19 AM ET

Military leader Pervez Musharraf resigned as president in August under threat of impeachment, leaving a decidedly mixed legacy on press freedom. As his power waned in late 2007, Musharraf shut down all independent broadcasters for a time and then tried...

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Taliban-held journalist killed in army strike

September 2, 2008 9:09 PM ET

New York, September 2, 2008--A journalist who had been kidnapped by a local Taliban group was killed when a Pakistani airstrike hit the private jail where he was being held in the Swat Valley in Pakistan's tumultuous North West Frontier...

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One journalist killed, two injured in suicide blast

March 4, 2008 12:00 PM ET

PAKISTAN: New York, March 4, 2008—The Committee to Protect Journalists extends its condolences to the family and colleagues of Siraj Uddin, a correspondent for the daily Nation, who died in the February 29 suicide bombing in Mingora, Pakistan. The...

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