New York Times printers in Pakistan remove article on ‘brutal killings of secular bloggers’

The front page and page two of The New York Times’ international edition in Pakistan were blank on Sunday after printers there removed an article. The article, headlined “The imperilled bloggers of Bangladesh,” covered the attacks and murders of a group of Bengali bloggers who support gender equality and human rights. The New York Times’ Pakistan correspondent Salman Masood tweeted a picture of the physical paper with two empty pages and what the Asia edition of the paper actually looked like.

+ Earlier: In September, a local publisher in Thailand chose not to publish an edition of the NYT due to an article that discussed the Thai monarchy