Munir Ahmed Sangi

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Reports   |   Pakistan

Roots of Impunity

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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 circumstances during the time period. Capsule reports on each death follow, beginning with cases in which CPJ has confirmed a work-related motive.


Alerts   |   Pakistan

Pakistan:Musharraf government ignores promises to protect journalists

New York, September 21, 2006—As violence against journalists and violations of press freedom grow in Pakistan, the Committee to Protect Journalists calls on the government to keep its promise to reveal all information it holds on media deaths and disappearances.

CPJ research shows that nine journalists have died for their work since 2002, and there have been at least 20 other cases in which journalists have been assaulted or improperly detained. In recent months, the shooting deaths of two journalists apparently went uninvestigated by the government, and the teenage brother of a BBC reporter was shot after the family’s home was bombed in December of last year. In addition, five men have disappeared, two of whom emerged from more than three months in secret government detention and were finally charged. The whereabouts of the three still missing is not known. The most recent unexplained disappearance happened on Wednesday.
September 21, 2006 12:00 PM ET

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CPJ Pakistan Cases: 2002-2006

I. JOURNALISTS KILLED: 8
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February 21, 2002Daniel Pearl The Wall Street Journal

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In Pakistan, cameraman killed while covering tribal violence

New York, May 30, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the killing of Munir Ahmed Sangi, a cameraman for the Sindhi-language Kawish Television Network (KTN). Sangi was shot on Monday afternoon while covering a gunfight between members of the Unar and Abro tribes in the town of Larkana, in southeast Pakistan’s Sindh district, according to local media reports.

At least one other person was killed in the clash, which Sangi recorded before he died. KTN broadcast his video.
May 30, 2006 12:00 PM ET

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