Taha Siddiqui

Taha Siddiqui is a Pakistani-born journalist based in Paris.[1] He is an active critic of the establishment of Pakistan.[2]

Taha Siddiqui
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Alma materInstitute of Business Administration, Karachi
AwardsAlbert Londres Prize (2014)

Early life and careerEdit

He is a graduate of Institute of Business Administration, Karachi.[3] He is also founder of the SAFE Newsrooms.[4][5]

In January 2018, in Islamabad gunmen tried to abduct Siddiqui, but he managed to escape.[6][7]

In April 2022, Siddiqui posted several tweets praising a suicide bomber of the Balochistan Liberation Army, who committed a terrorist attack at the University of Karachi killing three tutors and a van driver.[8][9][10]



  1. ^ "Taha Siddiqui".
  2. ^ "Pakistan's 'new normal': a journalist on the run from gunmen". The Irish Times.
  3. ^ "IBA Alumnus, Taha Siddiqui, wins the Albert Londres Prize".
  4. ^ "Taha Siddiqui".
  5. ^ "Taha Siddiqui | al Jazeera News | Today's latest from al Jazeera".
  6. ^ "اسلام آباد سے صحافی طٰحہ صدیقی کے اغوا کی کوشش". BBC News اردو.
  7. ^ "Pakistan is my home. But as a journalist, my life is in danger there | Taha Siddiqui". TheGuardian.com. 5 April 2018.
  8. ^ Soomro, Akhtar; Shahzad, Asif (2022-04-26). "Female suicide bomber kills three Chinese teachers and Pakistani at Karachi university". Reuters. Retrieved 2022-05-02.
  9. ^ Farberov, Snejana (2022-04-26). "Suicide bombing at Karachi university kills 3 Chinese nationals, Pakistani driver". New York Post. Retrieved 2022-04-28.
  10. ^ Siddiqui, Taha (2022-04-27). "Tweets". Twitter. Archived from the original on 2022-04-27. Retrieved 2022-04-28.