Taha Siddiqui

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Pakistani journalist Taha Siddiqui, who escaped a kidnapping attempt, waits to be taken to the hospital after he made a statement to police in Rawalpindi, Pakistan January 10, 2018. (Reuters/Caren Firouz)

Pakistani journalist Taha Siddiqui escapes kidnapping attempt

New York, January 10, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists urges Pakistani authorities to investigate today’s attempted abduction of journalist Taha Siddiqui, and prosecute the perpetrators.

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A security official looks through binoculars from the roof of the High Court in Islamabad, April 12, 2013 (Reuters/Milan Kursheed)

Pakistani security forces harass journalist, despite court order

New York, May 26, 2017–Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency should stop harassing Taha Siddiqui, Pakistan bureau chief for World Is One News, a New Delhi-based news website, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Officials from the FIA last night delivered a summons ordering the journalist to appear today for questioning at its counter-terrorism department, despite…

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