Taliban Account On Twitter Threatens Prominent Liberal Pakistani Leaders And Writers

April 24, 2014

A Taliban Twitter account has issued threats against a number of prominent Pakistani journalists and political leaders, including Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the son of slain Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto and former President Asif Zardari.

The account – @TehreekeTaliban – began tweeting on March 13, 2012. It did not post any tweets during 2013 but begun tweeting this year. As of April 18, 2014, it has published only 32 tweets.

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