Bilawal to write to Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief, drawing attention to agency’s ‘defamation’ due to attacks on journalists

Bilawal to write to Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief, drawing attention to agency’s ‘defamation’ due to attacks on journalistsPPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Thursday said he would write a letter to Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Director General Lt Gen Faiz Hameed to bring to his notice “how his institution is being defamed” through attacks on journalists. He made the comment during a meeting of the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Human Rights which was […]

15 years later, no justice for Hayatullah Khan, the journalist who was abducted and murdered on June 16, 2006

15 years later, no justice for Hayatullah Khan, the journalist who was abducted and murdered on June 16, 2006One of the most high profile murder case of a journalist in Pakistan remains unsolved 15 years later. On June 16, 2006, the body of English-language daily The Nation and Urdu-language daily Ausaf reporter as well photographer for the European Press Agency Hayatullah Khan was found outside a village in Mirali in North Waziristan tribal agency in the erstwhile Federally Administered […]

PPF pays tribute to journalist Noor Hakim killed in the line of duty 14 years ago

PPF pays tribute to journalist Noor Hakim killed in the line of duty 14 years agoPakistan Press Foundation (PPF) pays tribute to Daily Pakistan correspondent and Tribal Union of Journalists (TUJ) Vice President Noor Hakim who was killed fourteen years ago in a roadside bomb in Bajaur Agency of the erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas. On June 2, 2007, Hakim was travelling alongside Nazukai Salarzai tribe chief Malik Muhammad Ayaz, […]

Authorities close to tracing one suspect in attack on journalist, says minister

Authorities close to tracing one suspect in attack on journalist, says ministerISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Tuesday said the authorities were close to tracking down one of the suspects responsible for physically assaulting journalist Asad Ali Toor in the federal capital last week. He said the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra), Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and police were conducting an inquiry into the […]

Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) summons journalist Asad Toor in inquiry about ‘defamation of government institution’

Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) summons journalist Asad Toor in inquiry about ‘defamation of government institution’The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Monday issued a summons to journalist and YouTuber Asad Ali Toor to appear before it and record his statement in an inquiry regarding “defamation” of a government institution through social media. A notice titled ‘Order for attendance under Section 160 CrPC for recording of statement’, a copy of which […]