All Pakistan Newspapers Society takes up security issue with Malik

ISLAMABAD: A delegation of All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS), headed by its President Sarmad Ali, on Wednesday called on Interior Minister Rehman Malik and discussed at length Taliban threats to certain media houses for highlighting the attack on Malala Yousafzai explicitly. The delegates included Business Recorder Chief Executive Arshad Zuberi and Nawa-i-Waqt Group Deputy Managing …

Taliban threaten Pakistani media over the coverage of attack on a teenage girl activist

Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Chief Hakeemullah Mehsud has issued directives to his subordinates in different cities of Pakistan to target Pakistani and international media groups over the critical coverage the media has given to the assassination attempt on a teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who had defied the Taliban injunction against female education. The widespread media coverage …

Media houses security being tightened after TTP threat

ISLAMABAD: The government has issued directives to step up security outside the offices of national and international media outlets in fear of a backlash from the activists of the defunct Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). A responsible functionary of the Interior Ministry told an international media outlet on condition of anonymity that the secret agencies had recorded …