02/27/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Pakistani Journalist, Amir Wakil, Killed; Reporters Without Borders Calls For Media Protection

ISLAMABAD (AFP) -- The press freedom group Reporters Without Borders Tuesday urged Pakistan to control violence after the recent killing of a journalist and an attack on a privately owned TV station.

"If the climate of violence is not quickly brought under control, the government will not be able to say it is doing everything possible to ensure that Pakistani journalists can work in a free and safe environment," it said.

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