Pakistan Journalist Taha Siddiqui Beaten and Escapes Abduction

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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.

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