Banned literature case: ATC grants journalist Nasarullah Khan bail

Banned literature case: ATC grants journalist Nasarullah Khan bailAn antiterrorism court (ATC) on Wednesday accepted the bail of journalist Nasarullah Khan Chaudhry who has been in police custody for allegedly possessing banned literature. According to the Counter-terrorism Department (CTD), it arrested Chaudhry, a journalist associated with Urdu-language daily Nai Baat, in Karachi’s Garden area on Nov 11. The agency alleged that the journalist was […]

PPF condemns threats against reporter in Brazil

PPF condemns threats against reporter in BrazilPakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Michel Temer, President of Brazil has expressed concern over threats to reporter of Roma News Portal. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter has called on the Brazilian authorities to immediately investigate the matter and hold the officers involved in threatening a journalist. According to […]

PPF condemns Russia’s ban on entry of journalist in the country

PPF condemns Russia’s ban on entry of journalist in the countryPakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister of Russia has expressed concern over the ban on the entry of Ukrainian freelance journalist Alyona Savchuk to Crimea and Russia. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter has called on the Russian authorities and security services to immediately lift ban […]

PFUJ forms NAC to fight for workers’ rights

PFUJ forms NAC to fight for workers’ rightsThree factions of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) on Monday constituted a National Action Committee to fight for the media workers’ rights, including delay in salaries, retrenchment and freedom of the press. “We will not allow the government and media owners to target the workers,” said the representatives of all the three factions […]

Human rights through Cinematography Film Festival

Human rights through Cinematography Film FestivalIslamabad: Dedicated to the 70th anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the opening ceremony of the 4th edition of Human Rights through Cinematography Film Festival was held at Pakistan National Council of Arts, (PNCA) on Sunday. Running from November 25th to December 10th, the film festival is led by the European Union (EU) and […]