ISLAMABAD-Due to the growing threats of Taliban militants some of the civil society activists have gone in the underground and limiting their activities and public appearances in the federal capital, TheNation has learnt reliably. The eminent civil society activists have disappeared from the scene these days due to the threats of being in hit list of Militants especially after their due role in the flogging case of Swat published and flashed by almost each TV channel and newspaper. Well-informed sources on condition of anonymity informed TheNation that the civil society activists Tahira Abdullah and Samar Minallah are avoiding attending public functions and other such crowded places these days owing to the threats of Taliban for being in their hit list. They are present in country but shying public places for security reasons, as security agencies and close friends have also advised them to adopt some precautionary measures for the sake of their security, source informed. A family source of one of these activists informed that although the human rights activist Samar Minallah had received the video of flogging case from a human rights activist in Swat yet she is still receiving direct threats. The activists have switched off their cell phones and despite several attempts Tahira Abdullah and Samar Minallah could not be contacted for comments.