CPNE, APNS urged to help protect journalists

CPNE, APNS urged to help protect journalistsQUETTA: The Balochistan Union of Journalists (BUJ) has urged the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) and the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) to play their role in protecting journalists threatened by militant groups. Speaking to protesting journalists on Saturday, BUJ president Khalil Ahmed and Quetta Press Club president Raza-ur-Rehman condemned the killing in Swabi […]

Nephews booked for journalist’s murder

Nephews booked for journalist’s murderSWABI – The murder mystery of a Swabi-based journalist was resolved on Friday when the victim’s brother approached the police and registered a case against his two nephews. Haroon Khan was shot dead outside his house on Thursday when he was returning home at around 9pm. The murder incident adopted two different aspects when the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban […]

Media houses, workers in Balochistan: APNS voices concern over threats by outlawed organizations

Media houses, workers in Balochistan: APNS voices concern over threats by outlawed organizationsThe APNS expressed its grave concern on the threats and ultimatum issued by outlawed organizations to media houses and media workers operating in Balochistan and termed these threats as harassment and attack on press freedom in the country. Sarmad Ali, President and Umer Mujib Shami, Secretary General of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society have stated […]

Journalist gunned down in Swabi

Journalist gunned down in SwabiSWABI: A local journalist was gunned down outside his house in Swabi town on Thursday, police and hospital sources said. Haroon Khan, a correspondent for Waqt News TV, came under fire when he stepped out of his home. He was also affiliated with Akhbar-i-Khaiber, while earlier he remained associated with the Mashriq TV. The body […]

Concerned over threats issued to media in Balochistan: APNS

Concerned over threats issued to media in Balochistan: APNSKarachi – Expressing grave concern on threats and ultimatum issued by outlawed organizations to media houses and media workers operating in Balochistan, the APNS has termed it an attack on press freedom in the country. In a statement issued on Thursday, All Pakistan Newspapers Society President Sarmad Ali and Secretary General Umer Mujib Shami said […]