Media workers protest against killings

QUETTA: Journalists and other media workers held a demonstration here on Sunday in protest against the killing of Irshad Ahmed Mastoi, general secretary of the Balochistan Union of Journalists (BUJ), and his two colleagues, and the failure of security agencies to arrest their killers. Mr Mastoi, reporter Abdul Rasool and accountant Mohammad Younis of Online …

Registration of anti-terrorist case against TV channel against freedom of expression: Senate committee

ISLAMABAD: Expressing its displeasure over registration of a case under anti-terrorist law against a private TV news channel, the Senate Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting Monday directed the Balochistan government to refrain from registration of cases against media. The committee meeting chaired by Senator Kamil Ali Agha said that FIR against a private TV …

Media and the inept Balochistan government

By: Ejaz Haider The cabinet-less Balochistan government, as effective as a blindfolded man walking down a busy highway, decided this week to lodge a First Information Report against a private TV channel for airing a video of how the self-styled Balochistan Liberation Army goons destroyed the Quaid’s Residency in Ziarat. But this isn’t all. The …