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Art Exhibit on Pakistan’s Police Killings Shuttered

Local officials in Pakistan have shut down an art exhibition that depicts alleged extrajudicial killings by the Karachi police. The closure is both an attack on free expression and an attempt to sweep under the rug a longstanding human rights problem. Expand A Pakistani police officer monitors the area during a Shiite Muslim's Muharram procession in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017. © 2017 AP Photo/Anjum Naveed The exhibit “Killing Fields of Karachi” by Adeela Suleman, a world-renowned Pakistani artist, is part of Karachi’s biennial art show. The Karachi parks division head…

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