Cyril Almeida "informed" he is on Exit Control List, just days after scoop hinting at civilian-military leadership rift.
A prominent journalist has been put on Pakistan's Exit Control List after the respected Dawn newspaper published his scoop that appeared to confirm long suspected rumours of a rift between the country's civilian and military leaderships.
The Exit Control List is a system of border control maintained by the Pakistan government under an ordinance which allows it to bar people whose names appear on the list from leaving the country.
Cyril Almeida, Dawn's assistant editor, pointed via Twitter on Monday to his
A day after announcing state of emergency, government alleges protests driven by foreign agents from Eritrea and Egypt.
Ethiopia has accused "foreign enemies" of arming, training, and financing groups it blames for a wave of unrest in regions around the capital, Addis Ababa, a day after a six-month state of emergency was imposed.
At a news conference on Monday government spokesman Getachew Reda named Eritrea, which has a long-running border dispute with Ethiopia, and Egypt, which is embroiled in a row with Addis Ababa over sharing Nile water, as sources of backing for "armed gangs".