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Kazmi made Editor
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IN the second week of April, the Urdu daily, 'Qaumi Salamati', was relaunched in the capital. It was not an ordinary event. The editor of the paper is Syed Mohammad Ahmad Kazmi, a senior journalist who had been booked under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act last year for his alleged role in an attack on an Israeli diplomat. Kazmi secured bail in October 2012 after the sessions court found little merit in denying him bail, especially after he continued to be incarcerated beyond six months, which was the period under which anyone could be detained under the Act. “I am confident that I have got a chance to work again independently and for communal harmony. The paper is not for the Muslim community alone,” Kazmi told Frontline.

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