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Pakistan: Release Media Group Editor

Expand Police officers arrive at the office of the National Accountability Bureau, Lahore, Pakistan, October 5, 2018. © 2018 AP Photo   (New York, March 13) – Pakistani authorities should release from custody an editor who may be facing charges as a form of political harassment, Human Rights Watch said today. On March 12, 2020, Mir Shakilur Rehman, the editor-in-chief of the Jang group, the largest media group in Pakistan, was arrested in Lahore by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), an anti-corruption watchdog, on charges relating to a 34-year-old property transaction. The NAB had summoned…

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