Pakistan: Bloggers Feared Abducted - Human Rights Watch

Update 1/11/2017: Prominent social activist Samar Abbas, the head of the Civil Progressive Alliance Pakistan, reportedly went missing in Islamabad on January 7, 2017, and is feared to have been abducted. The government has provided no new information ...and more »

Whereabouts of four social media activists still unknown - DAWN.com

ISLAMABAD: At least four activists known on social media for their secular leftist views have gone missing this week, relatives and NGO workers said on Sunday. Waqas Goraya and Asim Saeed disappeared on Jan 4, according to a cyber security NGO, while ...and more »

Concern over fate of missing Pakistani activists - Aljazeera.com

Sources confirm four men, all known for liberal secularist views on social media, disappeared in the span of a week. 09 Jan 2017 20:58 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Clockwise from above left: Waqas Goraya, Salman Haider and ...and more »

Disappearances spark fears of crackdown on leftwing dissent in Pakistan - The Guardian

Activists in Karachi hold a rally calling for the release of Salman Haider, editor of the online magazine Tanqeed. Photograph: Fareed Khan/Associated Press. Pakistan. Disappearances spark fears of crackdown on leftwing dissent in Pakistan. Four ...and more »

HRW calls for investigation into blogger 'abductions' - Aljazeera.com

Pakistani government has obligation to locate four missing activists and act to ensure their safety, rights group says. 10 Jan 2017 10:45 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Clockwise from above left: Waqas Goraya, Salman Haider ...and more »

Leftist social media activists have vanished in Pakistan: NGO, relatives - Deccan Chronicle

Islamabad: At least four Pakistani activists known on social media for their secular leftist views have gone missing this week, relatives and NGO workers told AFP Sunday, as analysts voiced rights concerns. Two of the men -- Waqas Goraya and Asim Saeed ...and more »

Pakistan pressed over 'abducted' activists - BBC News

Hundreds of people have held protests across Pakistan to demand the authorities trace four activists who have gone missing in the past week. No group has said it is holding them. All four aired views critical of the military or militancy on social media.and more »

Investigators make progress in Dr Salman Haider kidnapping probe - Geo News, Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Authorities have made progress in the investigation of the abduction of rights activist and Fatima Jinnah University professor Dr Salman Haider, who disappeared from Islamabad on Friday night. Sources told Geo News on Monday that the Safe ...and more »

Karachi speaks out against increasing disappearances of activists - The Express Tribune

KARACHI: A large number of protesters took to the streets in Karachi on Monday to raise their voice against the recent spree of mysterious disappearances of social and political activists across the country. At a protest at Karachi Press Club ...and more »

Fears for online secular activists after Pakistan disappearances - Financial Times

The disappearances of four prominent online human rights activists in Pakistan has stoked fears over the treatment of liberal secularists in the country. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the topic, we deliver the news. Select topic ...and more »