Amnesty International to launch report on attacks on journalists in Pakistan

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On Wednesday 30 April 2014, Amnesty International will launch a major new report on attacks on journalists in Pakistan.

The report shows how Pakistan’s embattled media community faces threats, harassment, abductions, torture and killings from a range of state and non-state actors, including intelligence services, political parties and armed groups like the Taliban. The report is based on interviews with more than 70 journalists and documents a range of recent cases where media workers have come under attack.

Advance copies of the report, press release and other materials are available on request.

For more information, please contact: 

Olof Blomqvist, Asia/Pacific Press Officer, in London: + 44 (0) 20 7413 5871 or olof.blomqvist@amnesty.org.

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