Minister vows to safeguard journalists’ rights

Minister vows to safeguard journalists’ rightsKARACHI – Sindh Minister for Information, Labour and Transport Syed Nasir Hussain Shah on Thursday visited the Karachi Press Club (KPC) and met the newly-elected body and members of governing body. He was accompanied by Secretary Information Imran Atta Soomro, Secretary Transport Saeed Ahmed Avan Director Information Dr Muizzuddin Pirzada. He was welcomed by President […]

Contempt notices issued to TV channel’s owner, anchor

Contempt notices issued to TV channel’s owner, anchorISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) issued contempt notices to the owner and four employees of Waqt TV on Wednesday after taking exception to a programme aired this week. Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui issued the notices to Rameeza Majeed Nizami, the owner of Nawa-i-Waqt Group, anchorperson Matiullah Jan, bureau chief Sardar Hameed and producers Mohammad […]

Protest held against journalist’s detention Listen

Protest held against journalist’s detention ListenJournalists and members of the civil society attended a demonstration organised by the Young Journalists of Pakistan (YJP) outside the Karachi Press Club on Tuesday evening to protest against the alleged harassment and detention of a journalist, Fawad Hasan. Hasan, who is associated with Express Tribune, was allegedly picked up by security officials from the […]

Journalist detained at KU for an hour

Journalist detained at KU for an hourThe Express Tribune’s Fawad Hasan was allegedly detained by security officials at the University of Karachi on Monday and then released after an hour. Fawad was at a condolence reference organised by the Karachi University Teachers Society in memory of the varsity’s former associate professor Dr Hasan Zafar Arif at the institution’s Department of International […]