Journalist seeks judicial probe into his torture, humiliation

Journalist seeks judicial probe into his torture, humiliationCHARSADDA: A journalist here on Friday demanded a judicial probe into the alleged torture and humiliation he faced at the hands of some local leaders of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Speaking at a press conference, the journalist Saifullah Jan, who is a member of the governing body of the Charsadda Press Club, also accused the […]

Media freedoms under threat

Media freedoms under threatFor the past several years, international media watchdogs have been listing Pakistan among most dangerous countries for media practitioners. Yet there is no sign of improvement. In fact, harassment, assault and murder remain the wages of freedom of expression. In its Media Freedom report, 2020, the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) presents a grim […]

News agent shot dead in Batkhela

News agent shot dead in BatkhelaBATKHELA: A newsagent was gunned down while his associate suffered injuries when unknown assailants opened fire on them here on Monday night. According to Levies personnel and residents, Sardar Ali along with his associate Zahir Shah was on way home at 9pm on Monday when unknown assailants attacked them. As a result, Mr Ali was […]