IFJ denounces media murders and calls on Pakistani government for action

IFJ denounces media murders and calls on Pakistani government for actionThe International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today issued a letter to Pakistani Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, calling for “serious and overdue action” to protect Pakistani journalists and bring attackers to justice following the shooting assassination of three media workers from Express News. The IFJ’s Pakistan affiliate, the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) is conducting […]

PFUJ demands speedy justice in Wali Babar case

PFUJ demands speedy justice in Wali Babar caseSUKKUR: Journalists from Sukkur and Larkana division protested in front of the Central Prison Shikarpur on Saturday where the hearing in the Wali Khan Babar murder case was in progress by an ATC judge. Hundreds of journalists from Sukkur and Larkana rallied under the banner of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists in front of […]

COMS calls federal & provincial govts to designate contact persons on violence against media

KARACHI: The Coalition on Media Safety (COMS) has demanded that federal and provincial governments to designate contact persons on violence against media so that media professionals, civil society organizations and … Read More

Politicians using media for electioneering instead of visiting constituencies

Politicians using media for electioneering instead of visiting constituenciesThe speakers at a panel discussion held during a workshop on ‘Role of Media in Current Political Scenario’ viewed that the political parties and their candidates were using the media for their election campaign instead of visiting their respective constituencies for canvassing. “The candidates used to visit their constituencies and conduct electioneering through corner meetings […]