Security heightened around media offices

Security heightened around media officesKarachi: Following a grenade attack at the office of a private television channel in Islamabad, Sindh IGP Ghulam Hyder Jamali issued directives on Thursday to ensure extraordinary security measures for the protection of offices of electronic and print media outlets, their staff and journalists. According to a statement issued by the Sindh Police, the IGP […]

Press freedom prize awarded to Malik Mumtaz posthumously

AHMEDPUR EAST: The Rural Media Network Pakistan (RMNP) presented its 2014 Sadiq Press Freedom Award, supported by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), to the son of … Read More

IFJ calls on Pakistan government, political parties to respect media rights

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today issued letters to Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, and opposition leaders Imran Khan, of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, of Pakistan … Read More

IFJ, PFUJ concerned with political violence targeting journalists

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) are concerned at incidences of violence being directed at media workers, particularly those from Geo News … Read More