AAJ NEWS REPORTER MANHANDLED BY POLICE

AAJ NEWS REPORTER MANHANDLED BY POLICEPolice subjected an Aaj News reporter to torture for covering the purportedly unlawful closure of a sugar mills in Tando Muhammad Khan, Aaj News reported. Quoting unnamed sources, the channel said that two years ago an influential personality of Sindh had tried to take over the mills, but its owners refused to sell it. After […]

Attack on Express office: Media, civil society hold countrywide protests

Attack on Express office: Media, civil society hold countrywide protestsISLAMABAD / LAHORE / KARACHI: Journalist organisations and civil society held on Tuesday protest demonstrations across Pakistan against Monday’s cracker attack on Express News’ Sargodha office. The attack had left a security guard injured and many vehicles damaged. Addressing the demonstration in Islamabad, the Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid said the ink of the pen had […]

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 […]

Journalist briefly detained for interrogation

Journalist briefly detained for interrogationQUETTA: A local journalist and Vice President of the Balochistan Union of Journalists (BUJ), Muhammad Afzal Mughal, was picked up by a law enforcement agency late on Monday night. However, he was released on Tuesday afternoon. A group of armed men knocked at the gate of the journalist’s house at around 2:30am and took him […]

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 […]

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 […]