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April 30, 2015 · 3:00 pm

Sabeen Mahmud: Martyr for freedom


Pakistani civil society activists on April 28, 2015 hold pictures of rights campaigner Sabeen Mahmud during a protest in Islamabad against her killing in a driveby shooting in Karachi. (AFP PHOTO / Farooq NAEEM)

You speak you die. ISI’s message to all those speaking up for Balochistan


Sabeen Mahmud joked on her Twitter profile she was willing to “die for Hugh Laurie”.

Instead, she was assassinated last Friday night, a martyr for Balochistan’s war of independence from Pakistan.

Mahmud, 40, was not your typical human rights activist.

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