Dawn News engineer injured in Karachi attack

KARACHI: A Dawn News’ digital satellite news gathering (DSNG) van came under armed attack near Essa Nagri on Friday night, which left its engineer injured in a second such assault on media in the city in less than three months. In September, an attack on Geo News van killed its engineer while the driver suffered …

No country for journalists

Impunity

Pakistan continues to be one of the most dangerous places in the world for journalists, an uncomfortable truth highlighted by yet another murder of a mediaperson on November 22. Television journalist Hafeezur Rehman was shot dead by unidentified people in Kohat, only weeks after a fellow professional, Zaman Mehsud, was ambushed in a similarly ghastly …

PAKISTANI REPORTER SLAIN BY GUNMEN IN TRIBAL REGION

PAKISTANI REPORTER SLAIN BY GUNMEN IN TRIBAL REGIONA Pakistani television journalist has been shot and killed by motorcycle gunmen in a tribal region in the country’s northwest that has been hit by a wave of attacks on members of the media. Unidentified gunmen killed Hafeez Ur Rehman of Neo TV Nov. 22 near his home in the town of Kohat in the […]

Killing of journalist

Killing of journalistTHE murder in Kohat of Hafeezur Rehman, chief editor of a local weekly newspaper and the president of the cable TV network owners association, appears to be yet another chapter in the saga of violence against this country’s journalists. While it may be too soon to authoritatively say that he was targeted as a result […]

Journalists protest colleague’s murder

Journalists protest colleague’s murderKHAR: Media persons in Bajaur on Wednesday organised a protest demonstration against the murder of their colleague, Mohammad Zaman Mehsud, in Tank district, and demand arrest of his killers. The protest was staged outside the press club here where members of civil society and workers of political parties were also present. The journalists expressed concern […]