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French journalists reach home

PARIS: Jan .15:Two French journalists jailed in Pakistan for visa offences and later allowed to leave the country on Wednesday reached home and announced to form a support committee for their Pakistani translator, missing since mid December.

“This support committee brings together all French and foreign journalists and media who worked with” Khawar Mehdi Rizwi, Mare Epstein told a news conference in Paris.

Earlier, upon their arrival at Charles de Gaulle Airport, they said they were happy to be home, and had not been mistreated in Pakistan.

Epstein said: “What worries us today is the fate of our colleague Khawar Mehdi Rizvi, who had been. arrested with us. We don’t know where he is.” –

Source: The Nation
Date:1/15/2004