Attack on Pakistan TV station highlights perils facing freedom of expression

Attack on Pakistan TV station highlights perils facing freedom of expressionThe grenade attack on the offices of ARY TV in Islamabad represents yet another strike against freedom of expression in Pakistan, underscoring the growing peril faced by media workers in the course of their work, Amnesty International said today. Two attackers riding a motorcycle threw a grenade and reportedly fired gunshots at the ARY TV […]

TV office attacked in Islamabad

TV office attacked in IslamabadThe International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the attack on the Islamabad office of the Pakistani television channel ARY News on Wednesday, January 13. The IFJ demands an immediate investigation into the attack by authorities. According to ARY News, unidentified attackers hurled a hand grenade at the Islamabad bureau office of ARY News, on Wednesday […]

One injured in a hand grenade attack by Islamic State on office of television channel

One injured in a hand grenade attack by Islamic State on office of television channelVideo editor of “ARY News” television channel was injured in attacked by militants of Islamic State (IS) on January 13, in Islamabad the capital of Pakistan. The attackers on a motorcycle hurled a hand grenade and fired shots at the office. The security guard tried to catch the attackers but not succeeded. Omar Hayat, a […]

Daesh owns attack on media office in Islamabad

Daesh owns attack on media office in IslamabadISLAMABAD: Terror revisited the federal capital on Wednesday evening when two persons riding a motorcycle hurled hand-grenade at the office of ARY News in Sector F-7/4, causing serious injuries to the driver of DSNG van. Two persons riding a motorbike entered the office of the news channel from Service Road adjacent to Margalla College for […]

Television reporters arrested for exposing transport of illegal arms and ammunition via railways

The investigative reporting team of a private television channel in Pakistan was arrested and criminally charged on December 3, for an expose on the transport of illegal arms and ammunition … Read More

An Insider Account of Pakistani Censorship

Imran Khan, Tahir ul Qadri, and the ISI [Inter-Services Intelligence] are our best friends,” our weekly editorial meeting at Pakistan’s Express Tribune was (jokingly) told on Aug. 13, 2014, a … Read More

Court orders Pemra to cancel licences of defiant cable operators

ISLAMABAD: Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday directed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to ensure the restoration of Geo TV broadcasts in … Read More