Fight for media freedoms

Fight for media freedomsLeaders of the media industry have come together to resist a blatant government attempt at media control. All print and electronic media organisations, owner of media groups, and all factions of journalists’ unions met in Islamabad the other day where they unanimously rejected the government move to set up special media tribunals aimed at giving […]

Homage paid to journalist

Homage paid to journalistThe 16th death anniversary of Shaheed Ameer Bakhsh Brohi, a journalist of Shikarpur who was gunned down by unknown armed assailants, was marked on Thursday. The local journalists paid tribute to Brohi and asked the government of Sindh to provide financial assistants to bereaved family of Shaheed Brohi. They have also demanded the higher authorities […]

Kashmiri journalists protest India’s media gag

Kashmiri journalists protest India’s media gagNEW DELHI-Dozens of journalists in Indian Occupied Kashmir held a sit-in protest Thursday against an ongoing communication blackout in the region, describing the blockade of the internet and mobile phones as a government-imposed gag. The journalists, holding placards and wearing black bands, said the Indian government was muzzling the press in the region and demanded […]

Muslim journalists to strengthen bonds to counter fake news

Muslim journalists to strengthen bonds to counter fake newsOn the concluding day of the two-day Fifth International Forum of Muslim Journalist and Bloggers, a draft Declaration was adopted that outlines the future prospects of such a useful interaction. Besides the Declaration outlined ways and means to further strengthen these bonds among the participants and those who would participate in future events. The organizers […]

IPI calls for release of journalist

IPI calls for release of journalistKARACHI: The Inter­national Press Institute (IPI) has again urged Egypt to free Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, who has now spent 1,000 days behind bars. The IPI is a global network of editors, media executives and journalists. In 2018, the IPI in collaboration with partner organisations, launched the #PressEgypt campaign to put pressure on the […]