A journalist in Landi Kotal being threatened for Vlog

A journalist in Landi Kotal being threatened for VlogSome villagers threatened Mehrab Shah Afridi, a journalist from Khyber District, and attempted to attack him inside the Landi Kotal Press Club, causing anguish and indignation within the journalist community. These intimidators serve Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Noorul Haq Qadri, according to Mehran Shah Afridi, also a TNN correspondent from Landi Kotal Tehsil. Speaking […]

Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists seeks clarification from Prime Minister over Gill’s statement

Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists seeks clarification from Prime Minister over Gill’s statementISLAMABAD: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has demanded Prime Minister Imran to explain his position on freedom of speech in the wake of his Special Assistant on Information Shehbaz Gill’s statement over the issue. The journalists’ body expressed grave concerns over the statement of Gill in which he openly announced that the PTI government […]

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 […]