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Terrorists running free in Pakistan

By Mahim Maher

February 22, 2013 | 11:36 pm

Anti-Shia banned militant outfit LeJ chief Malik Ishaq in a press conference in Punjab on Feb22. He was detained for one month on Feb23.
Ishaq was earlier detained in his house, however since the Quetta bombing that killed 89 people on February 16, the police have detained him in the Rahim Yar Khan district jail. Those killed in the attack mostly included members of the Hazara Shia community. The LeJ claimed responsibility for the bombing. Before being detained, Ishaq held a press conference and declared the Quetta bombing a government failure. PHOTO: EXPRESS

I try not to write about these things because I'm not on the ground reporting. But the news is important for Pakistan and well, for reasons I cannot explain, it was played down in my... read on

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I am a 33-year-old journalist in Karachi, Pakistan where I work as the city or metropolitan editor for The Express Tribune, a daily national newspaper in English affiliated...

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