Media workers set up camp against sackings

PESHAWAR: Media workers held a demonstration here on Monday to protest against the sacking of journalists and delay in payment of salaries by various media houses and urged the government to help release their dues. They set up a protest camp at the press club and raised slogans against the media outlets that had failed …

Police and protestors attack media in Pakistan

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) strongly condemn a series of brutal attacks and manhandling of journalists by state security forces and protesters during the ongoing political protests in Islamabad, Pakistan, today and on Saturday. The IFJ and the PFUJ also express concern over the escalating …

Two Journalists, a media worker shot dead in Quetta

Two journalists and an accountant were shot dead, when unidentified assailants attacked the offices of “Online” news agency on August 28, 2014 in Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province. Those killed included Irshad Mustoi, Bureau Chief, Abdul Rasool Khajjak, reporter and Muhammad Younas, accountant. They were working in their office when armed men barged in …

PCP condemns attacks on journalists

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Islamabad: Press Council of Pakistan (PCP) has vehemently condemned recent attack on residence of Daily Express bureau chief Peshawar Jamshed and life threats to renowned journalist Imtiaz Alam, terming it a blatant and outrageous act against freedom of expression that shows total disbelief in the free functioning of the press. This was stated in a …

Cop tortures journalist inside KP Assembly

Cop tortures journalist inside KP AssemblyPESHAWAR: A policeman on Friday beat Khyber Union of Journalists Senior Vice President Mohammad Naeem black and blue inside the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly building here using butt of official rifle. Mr Naeem was later shifted to the Lady Reading Hospital, where doctors said the journalist had a fracture of shoulder and breathing problems mainly due […]

Judicial inquiry into journalist’s abduction demanded

PESHAWAR: The media watchdog organisation Freedom Network (FN) has demanded a judicial inquiry into reports that men in police uniforms kidnapped, tortured and detained investigative journalist Ali K Chishti. “What Chishti has described is shocking that the Karachi police could kidnap a journalist to deliver him to the Boss,” FN said. Ali Chishti, who writes …