TQ Chāt | # 8

Apr 2014

January 11th, 2013. Pakistani media representatives hold pictures of killed journalists. – Photo by AFP

January 11th, 2013. Pakistani media representatives hold pictures of killed journalists. – Photo by AFP

In this episode of TQ Chāt, Hamid Mir, Raza Rumi and other journalists who suffer at the hands of the state and its surveillance agencies, are top of our thoughts. Here is a roundup:

Hamid Mir’s fateful episode on ISI’s abduction and torture of Baloch dissidents
Tanqeed editor Rabia Mehmood’s op-ed in Al Jazeera
Mohammad Hanif’s piece in The Guardian
Ali Dayan Hasan’s piece in Guiernica on the attack on Raza Rumi
A statement by Lateef Johar, a member of the BSO-Azaad on “a hunger strike unto death” in protest against the extra-judicial kidnapping of the chairman of his organization, Zahid Baloch
An open letter at Naked Punch by Mir Muhammad Ali Talpur, Tariq Ali, Noam Chomsky, Ayesha Siddiqa, Saadia Toor and others

وسعت اللہ خان کا پاکستان (نامعلومستان) پر طنزیہ مضمون
رؤف کلاسرا کا  آرمی اور میڈیا سنسرشپ پر مضمون
 حامد میر کی بی بی سی اردو کے سے بات چیت ۔

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