SHC judgment on Daniel Pearl

SHC judgment on Daniel PearlISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court will resume hearing on the appeals of the Sindh government and Daniel Pearl’s parents against the Sindh High Court’s judgment to release the alleged murderers of the bureau chief of the Wall Street Journal in Pakistan from January 5. A three-judge bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Mushir Alam, […]

Contempt plea filed against the government in Pearl case

Contempt plea filed against the government in Pearl caseKARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Thursday issued notices to the provincial and jail authorities on a petition seeking contempt proceedings against them for not releasing four men after their conviction order was set aside in the abduction and murder case of US journalist Daniel Pearl. Petitioners Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, Fahad Naseem, Salman Saqib […]

50 journalists, media workers killed this year: watchdog

50 journalists, media workers killed this year: watchdogPARIS: Fifty journalists and media workers were killed in connection with their work in 2020, the majority in countries that are not at war, Reporters without Borders (RSF) said on Tuesday. The figure shows an increase in the targeting of reporters investigating organized crime, corruption or environmental issues, the watchdog said. It highlighted murders in […]

50 journalists, media workers killed this year: watchdog

50 journalists, media workers killed this year: watchdogPARIS: Fifty journalists and media workers were killed in connection with their work in 2020, the majority in countries that are not at war, Reporters without Borders (RSF) said on Tuesday. The figure shows an increase in the targeting of reporters investigating organized crime, corruption or environmental issues, the watchdog said. It highlighted murders in […]

PPF organizes safety training workshop for bloggers, human rights activists

PPF organizes safety training workshop for bloggers, human rights activistsThe incidents of restrictions on freedom of expression, attacks on media professionals, murders, kidnapping, pressures & tortures and harassment continued whole this year in Pakistan. According to the Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) annual review report, 29 incidents of attacks and threats to journalists, including online and offline, happened in Pakistan so far since the inception […]

Sindh not to free main Pearl case accused

Sindh not to free main Pearl case accusedISLAMABAD: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on December 24 ordered the Sindh government to immediately release the four men accused of kidnapping and murdering US journalist Daniel Pearl. However, the provincial government will not release these men in view of a Supreme Court order. Sources told The Express Tribune that the PPP led Sindh government […]