• Tuesday, December 06, 2022

News

Pakistan bans leading journalist from leaving country

Almeida’s report comes against the backdrop of renewed tension between India and Pakistan over Kashmir

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Pakistan’s government has imposed a travel ban on a leading journalist after he sparked an uproar by reporting that civilian officials had clashed with the military over its covert support for militants. Cyril Almeida, an assistant editor at Dawn, the country’s oldest and most prestigious English daily, announced on Tuesday (October 11) he had been placed on the “Exit Control List”. The report published on Friday prompted threats on social media and was denied three times by the office of prime minister Nawaz Sharif. “I am told and have been informed and have been shown evidence that I am on…

You do not have access to this content. You need to subscribe.

Eastern Eye

Related Stories

Eastern Eye

Videos

Mrunal Thakur on Dhamaka, experience of working with Kartik Aaryan,…
Nushrratt Bharuccha on Chhorii, pressure of comparison with Lapachhapi, upcoming…
Abhimanyu Dassani on Meenakshi Sundareshwar, how his mom Bhagyashree reacted…