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Pakistan: prisoner of conscience/fear of torture: Najam Sethi

, Index number: ASA 33/011/1999

Journalist Najam Sethi was arbitrarily arrested and severely beaten by police on 8 May 1999. He has not been charged with any offence, and is held solely of the exercise of his right to freedom of expression. His current whereabouts are unknown, and Amnesty International fears that he may be tortured in detention and that his life is in danger.

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