Prime Minister and others condemn attack on media

Prime Minister Office has lauded the role of media and ordered an investigation into the acts of violence against journalists. A spokesman for PM’s Office said the responsible would be held accountable. He said such incidents were individual acts which were condemnable. He directed the authorities to provide best possible...

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN, AUG 31: Federal Capital of Pakistan, Islamabad turn into battle field during a clash between protesters of PAT and PTI with Punjab Police as a fortnight-long political impasse took a violent turn when opposition groups attempted to storm the Prime Minister House caused At least 550 people were wounded and several killed, on Sunday, August 31, 2014. (Adil Gill/PPI Images).

28 media persons injured in police attack during rioting in Pakistan; PTV stormed in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: At least 28 journalists, cameramen and media workers were injured in attack by Punjab police n Islamabad on August 31. The police attack came during clashes between personnel of law enforcement agencies and activists of two political parties, Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) The media persons...

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On Constitution Avenue, journalism is a crime

ISLAMABAD: As the Sunday morning sun rose on Constitution Avenue, journalists and camerapersons from various private TV channels were among the restless crowds of protesters, recording and relaying footage and information to their headquarters in real time. But as protesters surged forward for the umpteenth time, pelting police with stones...