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Talia is desperately searching for her father. A human rights researcher, he disappeared in Pakistan in November 2019. If convicted, he could face a death sentence.

Talia describes her father as selfless, loving and generous. The 55-year-old was often found in his backyard, tending to his garden and talking to his chickens.

But he is also a dedicated human rights researcher, investigating disappearances in Pakistan for organisations like Amnesty International.

In a cruel twist of fate, he disappeared in November 2019. A witness described his car being intercepted, and a black sack being thrown over his face. His daughter, Talia, decided to campaign for his whereabouts, despite being warned not to.

Backed by Amnesty International, and supporters like you, public pressure worked. In June 2020, Pakistan authorities did something very rare - admitting that Idris was in their custody.

They still won’t reveal where – and Talia still hasn’t seen her father. The authorities say they are charging him under the Official Secrets Act. If convicted, he could face a lengthy prison term or even a death sentence.

“We deserve answers and he deserves the protection of the law.” Talia Khattak.

Public pressure has already worked for Idris. Now, you can help reunite Talia with her father.

Join Talia and call on Pakistan authorities to release Idris Khattak.