Terrorists cannot silence voice of journalists: minister

Terrorists cannot silence voice of journalists: ministerISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcating Pervaiz Rasheed on Monday said that terrorists cannot silence the voice of the journalists and stop the government from rooting out the menace of terrorism from the country. He stated this while addressing the participants of a protest march organised here by Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), National […]

Under attack: Television reporter assassinated in ambush

Under attack: Television reporter assassinated in ambushKOHAT: Television journalist Hafeezur Rehman was shot dead by unidentified people in Kalo Banda, Kohat on Sunday morning. He was the second journalist in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa to lose his life in such a grizzly manner in 2015. A police official said Rehman was on his bike when he was targeted by the gunmen. “He was hit […]

Murder of Pakistani journalist highlights impunity again

Murder of Pakistani journalist highlights impunity againTaliban claim responsibility for gunning down Zaman Mehsud VIENNA, Nov 5, 2015 – The murder of yet another journalist in Pakistan this week because of his journalistic work once again raises the issue of journalists’ safety and the importance of ending the impunity both in that country and worldwide. Senior journalist Zaman Mehsud of Tank […]

PFUJ denounces journalist Zaman’s killing

PFUJ denounces journalist Zaman’s killingPakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) on Wednesday condemned the killing of another journalist Zaman Mehsaud, who was shot dead in Tank District on Wednesday. Zaman, who hailed from South Waziristan, was coming to Tank city from his hometown Gomel on his motorcycle when unidentified people opened fire at him. He was shifted to District […]

Journalists demand arrest of colleagues’ killers

Journalists demand arrest of colleagues’ killersQUETTA: Families of 26 journalists killed in targeted attacks in different parts of Balochistan over the past decade are still awaiting arrest of the killers. They as well as the families of 19 other journalists who lost their lives in bomb explosions and other incidents of terrorism during the same period, have not yet been […]

In the crosshairs: Pakistan’s journalists

Attack on media

By: Zehra Abid It’s been a year and three months since the last attack on Pakistani journalist Jamshed Baghwan’s house in Peshawar, the capital of Pakistan’s province Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. The July 2, 2014 incident was the third on his house in four months. Baghwan, the bureau chief for Express News in Peshawar, recalls how difficult that …