Attacks on journalists condemned

By Khalid Iqbal RAWALPINDI. In a joint meeting held here at Rawalpindi Press Club on Saturday, the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), Rawalpindi-Islamabad Union of Journalists(RIUJ), National Press Club (NPC), Court, Crime & City Reporters Association (CCCRA) showed grave concern over the ever-increasing attacks on journalists. The meeting was largely attended by members of …

Nawaz Sharif #whatareyoudoing? – IFJ/SAMSN call on leader for action

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) expresses solidarity with its affiliate the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) in their call to end the impunity and defend press freedom and has begun a month long campaign to push Pakistan’s leaders into action against impunity for crimes against journalists. A delegation led by PFUJ former president …

Journalists covering Islamabad sit-ins brave manhandling

KARACHI: At least one dozen journalists and their supporting staffers belonging to different news channels have braved harassment and manhandling at the hands of angry cadres of a ruling party and two opposition parties, while covering their protest rallies and sit-ins on the Constitution Avenue of the capital of Pakistan, Islamabad. These claimants of democracy …

Journalists urge marchers to save democracy

ISLAMABAD: The journalists associations and civil society organisations on Monday urged the marchers to shun agitation-based politics and work to promote democracy otherwise the situation would lead to that extent where some ‘elements’ can derail the democratic process in the country. Speaking at the ‘Pro-democracy’ camp set up in front of National Press Club (NPC) …

Several journalists attacked while covering ‘Freedom March’ in Pakistan

New York: The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on all sides to respect the role of journalists and media workers covering an anti-government demonstration in Pakistan. Journalists from various news outlets have been attacked while covering the “Freedom March”, according to news reports. “We note that the organizers of the ‘Freedom March’ have condemned these …