Pakistani journalists, activists faced increasing hostility in 2015: HRW

Pakistani journalists, activists faced increasing hostility in 2015: HRWJournalists and activists in Pakistan faced an increasingly hostile climate in 2015 due to harassment, threats and violence from both the state and militant groups, according to Human Rights Watch report released on Wednesday. In the 659-page World Report 2016, which has reviewed human rights practices in more than 90 countries, HRW says the government […]

Tribal journalists continue protest against alleged harassment

Tribal journalists continue protest against alleged harassmentLANDIKOTAL: The Tribal Union of Journalists, Khyber Agency chapter, on Sunday held a protest rally at Bab-i-Khyber in Jamrud tehsil and demanded the government to protect their life and honour. The protest rally was jointly organised by the TUJ Khyber and Khyber Siyasi Ettihad on Sunday. Besides journalists from Landikotal, Jamrud and Bara, representatives of […]

Unequal responses

Unequal responsesThe aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo Paris attack reignited the debate around freedom of expression. Numerous conversations ensued on the horror of the attack, the condemnations it elicited, the debate on the motives of the attackers and the justifications offered and repulsed. However, while no degree of coverage provided to such atrocities can suffice when […]

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