2011/06/01

Leading journalist murdered

Saleem Shahzad had warned that the authorities might act against him and revealed a previous threat.

A surge of outrage and grief jolted Pakistan last night after the discovery of the body of a journalist who had highlighted alleged links between al-Qa’ida and the country’s military, two days after he went missing in Islamabad. It appears he had been tortured and beaten before being killed and his body dumped. independent

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