Journalist beaten up, injured

Journalist beaten up, injuredPESHAWAR: About 12 men armed with guns and sticks attacked office of a local Urdu daily and beat up its crime reporter, causing him minor injuries. The incident took place at the office of daily Akhbar-i-Shahar when several attackers managed to enter its office and beat up its crime reporter, Kamran Gul. Mr Gul said […]

PPF condemns assault on reporter in Ghana

PPF condemns assault on reporter in GhanaPakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Nana Akufo-Addo, President the Republic of Ghana has expressed concern over the attack on Kwesi Parker Wilson, reporter of Accra-based Joy FM on October 29. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter has called on the authorities to immediately investigate the matter and hold the […]

PPF concerned over assault on freelance journalist in Harare

PPF concerned over assault on freelance journalist in HararePakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Emmerson Mnangagwa, President of Zimbabwe has expressed concern over the assault and detention of a freelance journalist Philemon Jambaya on October 29. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali condemned the continued attacks on journalists and called on the authorities to immediately hold those officers involved in assaulting and […]

Journalists continue protest against sackings

Journalists continue protest against sackingsISLAMABAD: Journalists of Rawalpindi and Islamabad continued their protest for a second day on Wednesday by setting up a pakora stall in front of the Parliament House to protest termination of services of journalists and workers by different media organisations. Nuzhat Pathan, a Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf MNA from Sindh, visited the camp and held out an […]

Journalist threatened for covering anti-PTM demos

Journalist threatened for covering anti-PTM demosBANNU: A journalist is receiving threats for giving coverage to protest demonstrations against Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) or the Pashtun protection movement. The local journalist has, meanwhile, criticised for not taking any action against those hurling threats, despite being informed time and again. Journalists have also announced boycotting all police functions for not providing protection […]