Missing Baluch Journalist Found Dead in Karachi

By: Committee to Protect Journalists

Authorities in Pakistan should immediately investigate the murder of a Baluch journalist whose body was found in Karachi on Wednesday, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

Haji Abdul Razzaq Baloch had been missingsince March, according to news reports. Razzaq's face was mutilated, and his body showed signs of strangulation and torture, according to Agence France-Presse. Razzaq's family initially denied that the body was that of the journalist, but then later confirmed his identity, reports said.


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