Case against 39 UAF employees for torture of journalists

Case against 39 UAF employees for torture of journalistsFAISALABAD: The Civil Lines police on Thursday night registered a case against 39 University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) officials including director student affairs, security head, principal officer public relations, security officer and guards for torturing journalists a few days ago. The name of UAF Vice-Chancellor Dr Iqrar Ahmed is not part of the FIR as […]

Journalists demand action against security guards

Journalists demand action against security guardsFAISALABAD: Journalists Wednesday took out a protest rally against the excesses of University of Agriculture Faisalabad’s security guards who beat TV channel cameramen and reporters a day before. The journalists from electronic and print media on Thursday were taking photographs of a protest launched by six rusticated students in front of the University of Agriculture. […]

Violence against journalists

Violence against journalistsIn a society where a culture of violence and machismo seems to have become entrenched, journalists whose job it is to report on events and developments both positive and otherwise can often find themselves in a difficult situation. This was again illustrated by a couple of incidents that transpired earlier this week. At the University of […]

PFUJ rejects govt’s proposed draft of Journalists Protection Bill 2017

PFUJ rejects govt’s proposed draft of Journalists Protection Bill 2017ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) out rightly rejected the proposed final draft of the journalists Protection and Welfare Bill, 2017 as neither it provided protection framework for journalists nor any punishment for those involved in killing of journalists. “This is a sham bill aimed at befooling the journalist community as well as […]

No case in attack on journalists

No case in attack on journalistsFAISALABAD: An application has been submitted with the Civil Lines police for registration of a case against the vice chancellor, security head, principle officer public relations and the security guards of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad in the case of attack on journalists. Yousaf Cheema, a reporter for Saama TV, submitted the application on Tuesday […]

PPF concern over the attack on Nepali Journalist

PPF concern over the attack on Nepali JournalistPakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Prime Minister of Nepal, expressed serious concern over the attack by a gang on Anup Tiwari, reporter with Radio Birgunj and Mountain TV while he was having dinner with his friends at a hotel in Birgunj, a city in the southern plain of Nepal […]