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     Feb 14, '14


Pakistan kidnaps drones critic
By Medea Benjamin

Kareem Khan, a journalist from the tribal area of Waziristan, told reporters in late 2012 the heartbreaking story of a drone strike that killed his son and brother. Since then, Khan has been seeking


justice through the Pakistani courts and organizing other drone strike victims.

On February 10, he planned to fly to Europe for meetings with German, Dutch, and British parliamentarians to discuss the negative impact drones are having on Pakistan. But days before his trip, in the early hours of February 5, he was kidnapped from his home in Rawalpindi by 15-20 men in police uniform and plain clothes. He has not been seen since.

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(Posted with permission from Foreign Policy in Focus)

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