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In Pakistan, another journalist breaks his silence

The following is a CPJ Blog post by Sumit Galhotra/Asia Program Research Associate:

CPJ's report, Roots of Impunity, published earlier in 2013, provides a glimpse of the grim realities that journalists in Pakistan face when they cross red lines. Many journalists are threatened, harassed, and intimidated by a host of actors, including members of Pakistan's security and intelligence apparatus. Some of these cases get reported, but in many instances journalists stay quiet to avoid further trouble. Almost every Pakistani journalist visiting CPJ tells me that he or she routinely receives threats.

However, we notice more journalists breaking their silence despite the intimidation.

Read the full story
on CPJ's site.

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