APNS terms ad policy draft against freedom of expression

APNS terms ad policy draft against freedom of expressionISLAMABAD: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) termed the draft of advertisement policy of the government as against the freedom of expression and tantamount to controlling and limiting the media freedom by killing small news outlets financially. It also said the new draft is aimed at subduing the freedom of expression to the government through […]

Journalist shot dead, another injured in Peshawar

Journalist shot dead, another injured in PeshawarPESHAWAR: A journalist was gunned down with his colleague sustaining serious injuries after being targeted by unidentified assailants in Peshawar on Monday. The victims, identified as Noorul Hasan and Sabir, worked for a private television channel in Nowshera. The duo was travelling on the busy Ring Road when they were intercepted by armed men and fired upon. […]

PPF condemns threats to journalist in Ecuador

PPF condemns threats to journalist in EcuadorPakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Lenín Moreno, President of Ecuador has expressed concern over the threats to the journalist Fernando Villavicencio. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter, has called on the government of Ecuador and security forces to take immediate action against such threats and provide security to the […]

Journalist shot dead in Peshawar

Journalist shot dead in PeshawarPESHAWAR: A Nowshera-based reporter of a private television channel was shot dead in the limits of Pishtakhara police station here on Monday afternoon, police said. An official told Dawn that Nurul Hasan was shot dead near the Achini Chowk on the Ring Road by unknown motorcyclists. He said Hasan’s other companion identified as Shams was injured in […]

Veteran Hussain Naqi warns against gagging press, public voice

Veteran Hussain Naqi warns against gagging press, public voiceVeteran journalist and human rights activist – Hussain Naqi on Monday warned that gagging of press would rather hurt the country’s integrity. “The 1971-like situation may strike the society if the public voice is suppressed,” veteran Naqi said, speaking at a function held in his honour by Karachi Press Club. Trade unionists, labour leaders, journalists […]