پی ہی ایف صحافی زبیر احمد مجاہد کو یاد کررہی ہے جو سچائی کو بے نقاب کرتے قتل کیے گئے

پی ہی ایف صحافی زبیر احمد مجاہد کو یاد کررہی ہے جو سچائی کو بے نقاب کرتے قتل کیے گئےچودہ سال قبل 23 نومبر کو پاکستان کے صوبہ سندھ کے شہر میرپورخاص میں روزنامہ جنگ اردو کے نمائندے زبیر احمد مجاہد کو ایک اور صحافی کے ہمراہ موٹر سائیکل پر سفر کرتے ہوئے گولی مار کر ہلاک کر دیا گیا تھا۔ انہیں نامعلوم مسلح افراد نے نشانہ بنایا تھا اور پولیس نے ابھی تک […]

Senate passes journalist protection, National Accountability Amendment bills amid opposition’s protest

Senate passes journalist protection, National Accountability Amendment bills amid opposition’s protestThe upper house of parliament on Friday passed four bills, including the Protection of Journalists and Media Professionals Bill 2021 and the National Accountability Amendment Bill 2021, amidst protests from the opposition benches. The development comes after the government managed in getting through a record number of 33 bills, including the controversial bill on electronic […]

Pakistan: Pakistani journalist shot dead. Two suspects arrested

Pakistan:  Pakistani journalist shot dead.  Two suspects arrestedOn Nov 8, 2021, Muhammad Zada Agra, Sub-editor of Sada-e-Malakand and Social Activist was shot dead by two unidentified gunmen in front of his house in Sakhakot, Malakand. The attackers managed to escape after committing the crime. Slain Muhammad Zada Agra, in his writings and commentaries, kept raising the issues of local drug mafia, corruption and lawlessness of local administration in Malakand. He […]

Social media threats to Pakistani women journalists have reached epidemic proportions

Social media threats to Pakistani women journalists have reached epidemic proportionsSocial media threats to Pakistani women journalists have reached epidemic proportions Pakistani girls walk against harassment Sahiwal (Pakistan) November 8 (newsin.asia): She was breathing artificially in the ICU. Doctors were trying to save her life but some cameras knew she was having the last moments of her life, so they wanted to capture her for […]

Repression of media

Repression of mediaIn its two recent reports the Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) lists in detail how working environment is becoming increasingly repressive for independent media in this country. While physical attacks, including abductions and arrests, continued during the current year at least two journalists were killed for their professional work. Another trend has been to intimidate journalists […]