Pakistan: Chief crime reporter murdered in Karachi
06 Apr 2011

The chief crime reporter for the Urdu-language daily Extra New was gunned down in Karachi on 2 April. Zaman Ali was the 14th Pakistani journalist to be killed in the last 13 months. Witnesses claimed that he was murdered shortly after attending a gathering of Benazir Bhutto supporters, his assailants have not been caught. Pakistan’s Crime Reporters Association condemned his murder, calling for greater protection for working journalists.



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