Musharraf says the state of emergency was imposed to curb extremism. Clearly, journalists in Karachi were the extremists yesterday as over a 100 of them were baton charged and then detained. Yes, I was one of the ones detained and I am fine, thank you for the concern.
Secondly, this is not a fight against a military ruler. It is a fight to regain our fundamental right to express our opinion, and be able to do our job. Whether we do it well or not is another debate. For now, ‘azaadi-e-sahafat zindabad!’