CPJ troubled by report US spied on Al-Jazeera journalist in Pakistan

CPJ troubled by report US spied on Al-Jazeera journalist in PakistanNew York, May 8, 2015–The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply troubled by a report that the U.S. National Security Agency carried out intensive surveillance of Al Jazeera’s Islamabad bureau chief, Ahmad Muaffaq Zaidan, based on suspicion that he was a member of Al-Qaeda. The Intercept reported today that the NSA’s information supporting its claim […]

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Three shot dead at Pakistan’s Online International News Network

New York: The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the murder of two journalists and a network employee in Pakistan today, and calls on authorities to investigate the attack and bring … Read More

CPJ slams killing of Geo TV reporter

CPJ slams killing of Geo TV reporterThe Committee to Protect Journalists has deplored the killing of Geo TV reporter Wali Khan Babar, who was shot dead in Karachi on Thursday, shortly after covering gang violence in the city. Wali Khan Babars death is the latest in a string of targeted attacks on journalists in Pakistan . The government has not addressed […]

Journalist picked up, thrashed by police

KARACHI: A young journalist accused police on Friday of picking him up and thrashing him last week. Ali K. Chishti, a correspondent of Friday Times, said he was intercepted by … Read More