PFUJ deplores raid on journalist’s house in Karachi

PFUJ deplores raid on journalist’s house in KarachiKARACHI: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has condemned the Sindh government for conducting a raid on the house of journalist Shabbar Aazmi. “The police raid on the house of bedridden Shabbar Aazmi, who suffered a paralysis attack a few months ago and is wheelchair-bound, is not only highly condemnable but also a shameless […]

Veteran Hussain Naqi warns against gagging press, public voice

Veteran Hussain Naqi warns against gagging press, public voiceVeteran journalist and human rights activist – Hussain Naqi on Monday warned that gagging of press would rather hurt the country’s integrity. “The 1971-like situation may strike the society if the public voice is suppressed,” veteran Naqi said, speaking at a function held in his honour by Karachi Press Club. Trade unionists, labour leaders, journalists […]

Murder of freedom

Murder of freedomIt is a dark time for freedom of speech. It is a return to the medieval ages wherein men (and women) were burnt, impaled and tortured for daring to exercise dissent and free will. Now we live to see the day where men are hacked to death on the streets for expressing their views. Another […]

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