FIA, Nadra unable to trace journalist’s abductors, SC told

FIA, Nadra unable to trace journalist’s abductors, SC toldISLAMABAD: Almost every institution expressed inability to identify the abductors of senior journalist Matiullah Jan, revealed a report submitted to the Supreme Court. According to the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report, the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra), Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), Islamabad police and even the multi-billion dollars Safe City project management remained unable […]

APNS appreciates release of Geo reporter

APNS appreciates release of Geo reporterKARACHI: The APNS has expressed its appreciation over the release of the abducted Geo News and Jang Group senior reporter Ali Imran Syed after 22 hours on the strong protest of media and human rights organizations. Hameed Haroon, President, and Sarmad Ali, Secretary General of All Pakistan Newspapers Society, have stated that the disappearance of […]

‘Missing’ journalist returns home safely amid protests

‘Missing’ journalist returns home safely amid protestsKARACHI: A reporter of a news channel, Ali Imran Syed, who went missing from an area near his home in Gulistan-i-Jauhar on Friday after reporting details along with CCTV footage of a raid by law enforcement agencies on a hotel for the arrest of an opposition party leader, reached back home safely on Saturday evening, […]

Geo reporter Ali Imran goes missing

Geo reporter Ali Imran goes missingKARACHI: The Geo News reporter Ali Imran went missing on Friday evening. According to the family sources, Ali Imran had gone to nearby bakery but did not return home. He told the family he would return in half an hour, but did not return despite passage of many hours, said the worried family members. They […]

SC adjourns Pearl murder case for four weeks

SC adjourns Pearl murder case for four weeksISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned for four weeks the hearing of an appeal from the family of American journalist Daniel Pearl against the acquittal of a British-born Pakistani man convicted over the 2002 beheading of the Wall Street Journal reporter. The key suspect in Pearl’s slaying, Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, and three other […]

Journalists hold countrywide rallies for press freedom

Journalists hold countrywide rallies for press freedomISLAMABAD: On a call of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), the journalist community across the country held protest rallies against shrinking space for freedom of press, speech and expression in the country following fascist and dictatorial policies, adopted by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government. Speakers at the protest rallies and demonstrations, arranged by […]