[JURIST] Amnesty International (AI) [advocacy website] called on the Pakistani government on Wednesday to address human rights abuses [press release] against media workers in Pakistan. In a report [text, PDF] also released Wednesday, AI documents the brutal treatment of media workers in Pakistan, claiming that many journalists have been threatened, harassed, abducted, tortured and murdered. AI's Asia-Pacific Director David Griffiths says of the media situation in Pakistan:Pakistan's media community is effectively under siege. Journalists, in particular those covering national security...

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