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Pakistan - Harsh law used to threaten journalist in South Waziristan

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders deplores the threats made by a Pakistani government official against the journalist Farooq Mahsud on 20 July in the South Waziristan tribal region in the west of the country. Mahsud was threatened with arrest under the Frontier Crimes Regulations (FCR). “We are concerned about the difficulties faced by journalists who work in the tribal areas,” the press freedom organization said. “Besides the overall insecurity in this region close to the Afghan border, there are (...)

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