Human rights priorities

Human rights prioritiesON Monday, when the nations of the world celebrate the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Pakistan government too will be expected to not only count what has been done to guarantee the people’s human rights, but also to reflect on what remains to be done. The first […]

TV journalist’s murder sparks protests

TV journalist’s murder sparks protestsPESHAWAR – Journalists on Tuesday carried out a rally outside Mardan Press Club against the killing of a media person in Peshawar, as journalists in other parts of the province also staged rallies and protests against the incident. The protest rally was led by Lutfullah, president Mardan Press Club, Arif Khan, vice president, Riaz Mayar, […]

PPF condemns physical attack on journalist in Mali

PPF condemns physical attack on journalist in MaliPakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga, Prime Minister of Mali has expressed concern over the physical assault on a journalist in Mali. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter, condemned this brutal attack on a journalist for simply informing public about the performance of Commission. PPF urged the […]

Role of media in portrayal of disabled persons questioned

Role of media in portrayal of disabled persons questionedKARACHI: Speakers at a programme shared their sentiments about portrayal of persons with disabilities in the media during a panel discussion held in connection with the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Monday. The programme Media & Disability: Pity-heroism Dichotomy was organised by the Network of Organisations Working for People with Disabilities, Pakistan (NOW­PDP) […]