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Press Freedom in South Asia; EFSAS interviews Pakistani journalist


At the beginning of 2018, Mr. Siddiqui was attacked while on his way to the airport in an attempt to be kidnapped. In other cases, the harassment and threats reach even more prominent faces. In 2014, Hamid Mir, an international award-winning Pakistani journalist and public figure, was shot six times in an assassination attempt on the streets of Karachi, for which he blamed the Pakistani Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency.