Pakistani journalist Taha Siddiqui, currently living in exile in Paris, explains how the Pakistani military abducted him before he escaped. He reveals shocking details about how Pakistan’s journalists are being threatened, harassed and even killed.

Taha Siddiqui
Taha Siddiqui

Taha Siddiqui is an award-winning Pakistani journalist who fled to Paris, France, after narrowly escaping an armed abduction in January 2018. He has reported for The New York Times, The Guardian, France24, Al Jazeera, Christian Science Monitor, The Telegraph, Arte and others and won the Prix Albert Londres in 2014 for his documentary on polio in Pakistan and Afghanistan. He also manages safenewsrooms.org, which was shortlisted for the Prize for Independence by RSF Press Freedom Awards in November 2018, and lectures on social media and journalism at prestigious French university Sciences Po.

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