November 25, 2007
Dateline Pakistan: First they came for the reporters
Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif returned from exile Sunday to an ecstatic welcome from thousands of supporters.
And in Karachi, they’re beating reporters, arresting them, releasing them, banning them. approving them with the manic energy of paranoid speed freaks or a military/police system out of control, take your pick.
And this personal update from a friend, a Pakistani journalist who spent at week here at JewishJournal.com as a Daniel Pearl Fellow.
Shahid Shah’s blog, has the latest:
This is worrisome, to say the least.
Reporters aren’t Musharraf’s problem.
The Taliban and Islamists are his problem.
Secular democracy is the solution.
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