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 […]

Tribal journalists quit reporting from volatile areas

Tribal journalists quit reporting from volatile areasISLAMABAD – Naseer Azam Mehsud, a journalist covering the militancy-hit areas for his Islamabad-based private television channel, has quit reporting from his bureau in Dera Ismail Khan and has taken refuge in the federal capital following threats from Taliban. Naseer Mehsud left his family members in Dera Ismail Khan and rushed to Islamabad only to […]

HRW urges Pakistan to bring killers of Zaman Mehsud to justice

HRW urges Pakistan to bring killers of Zaman Mehsud to justiceNew York: Pakistani authorities should conduct a prompt and impartial investigation into the killing of journalist and rights monitor Zaman Mehsud, said Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Thursday. Gunmen fatally shot Mehsud on November 4, while he was riding his motorcycle in the Tank, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. “We killed him because he was writing against us. […]

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 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 […]