Pakistan Journalist Taha Siddiqui Beaten and Escapes Abduction
Pakistan Journalist Taha Siddiqui is beaten by 10-12 armed mans in Islamabad while he was on the way to Airport today (10-01-2018) at 8.20 AM Pakistan Time
Taha Siddiqui managed to escape from the group by jumping off the car and by running through oncoming traffic , said journalist Asad Hashim in a tweet
Hashim Also Tweeted “He was beaten, threatened with death and his belongings taken.This is unacceptable. Journalism is not a crime. ”
Siddiqui on a tweet using Cyrils account said he is Safe and with police now.
Incidents of enforced disappearances have been reported with alarming frequency in Pakistan , World Press Freedom Index in 2017 placed Pakistan among the most dangerous countries for journalists.