‘Protection of journalists’ rights a distant dream’

Karachi: “Considered one of the frontline defenders of human rights, protection of media personnel’s rights was, however, still a distant dream in Pakistan,” observed Solidarity Centre country programme manager Immad Ashraf on Wednesday. He was speaking at a day-long paralegal workshop titled ‘Communicating rights at work’, organised by IRADA – a not for profit organisation …

Dunya Group announces support for PFUJ on journalists’ rights

Dunya Group announces support for PFUJ on journalists’ rightsLAHORE (Dunya News) – Dunya Media Group announced support for Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) on Monday against banning of channels. PFUJ contacted many media houses in order to get support on the issue of protecting channels and journalists from being blocked or banned. PFUJ demanded Pakistan Broadcast Association (PBA) to help the journalists […]

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Free media indispensible to good governance

ISLAMABAD: “There is a serious need to bring changes in law to protect the rights of journalists as many media houses do not even pay salaries to staff on time,” said veteran journalist M. Ziauddin on Tuesday. He was addressing a seminar organised by the Potohar Organisation for Development Advocacy (PODA) to mark World Press …

Free media indispensible to good governance

Free media indispensible to good governanceISLAMABAD: “There is a serious need to bring changes in law to protect the rights of journalists as many media houses do not even pay salaries to staff on time,” said veteran journalist M. Ziauddin on Tuesday. He was addressing a seminar organised by the Potohar Organisation for Development Advocacy (PODA) to mark World Press […]

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Press freedom day: Rights of journalists in FATA emphasised

Press freedom day: Rights of journalists in FATA emphasisedJAMRUD: The press ordinance should be extended to the tribal belt, said participants at a ceremony held on Sunday at Jamrud Press Club to commemorate World Press Freedom Day. Speaking on the occasion, participants said journalists from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas have been performing their professional duties with unflinching resolve and under dangerous conditions. […]

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Press freedom day: Rights of journalists in FATA emphasised

JAMRUD: The press ordinance should be extended to the tribal belt, said participants at a ceremony held on Sunday at Jamrud Press Club to commemorate World Press Freedom Day. Speaking on the occasion, participants said journalists from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas have been performing their professional duties with unflinching resolve and under dangerous conditions. …