PPF pays tribute to journalist Noor Hakim killed in the line of duty 14 years ago

PPF pays tribute to journalist Noor Hakim killed in the line of duty 14 years agoPakistan Press Foundation (PPF) pays tribute to Daily Pakistan correspondent and Tribal Union of Journalists (TUJ) Vice President Noor Hakim who was killed fourteen years ago in a roadside bomb in Bajaur Agency of the erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas. On June 2, 2007, Hakim was travelling alongside Nazukai Salarzai tribe chief Malik Muhammad Ayaz, […]

Authorities close to tracing one suspect in attack on journalist, says minister

Authorities close to tracing one suspect in attack on journalist, says ministerISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Tuesday said the authorities were close to tracking down one of the suspects responsible for physically assaulting journalist Asad Ali Toor in the federal capital last week. He said the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra), Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and police were conducting an inquiry into the […]

Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) summons journalist Asad Toor in inquiry about ‘defamation of government institution’

Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) summons journalist Asad Toor in inquiry about ‘defamation of government institution’The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Monday issued a summons to journalist and YouTuber Asad Ali Toor to appear before it and record his statement in an inquiry regarding “defamation” of a government institution through social media. A notice titled ‘Order for attendance under Section 160 CrPC for recording of statement’, a copy of which […]

Sindh Human Rights Defenders Network (SHRDN) hails legislation to protect journalists in Sindh

Sindh Human Rights Defenders Network (SHRDN) hails legislation to protect journalists in SindhThe Sindh Human Rights Defenders Network (SHRDN) has lauded the landmark legislation adopted by the provincial assembly to protect journalists. The Sindh province has always been ahead in enacting pieces of legislation, be it on women’s rights, journalists or peasants. “We believe that the Sindh Protection of Journalists bill 2021 will help protect the journalists […]