Seven media personnel seriously injured in baton charge by police and paramilitary Rangers

Seven media personnel seriously injured in baton charge by police and paramilitary RangersSeven media personnel were seriously injured in baton charge by law-enforcement agencies on February 2, 2016 while covering the protest demonstration by state owned Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) against the planned privatization of the national airlines. Shots were fired during the protest demonstration in which two employees of PIA lost their lives. Eye witnesses said […]

Attack on Pakistan TV station highlights perils facing freedom of expression

Attack on Pakistan TV station highlights perils facing freedom of expressionThe grenade attack on the offices of ARY TV in Islamabad represents yet another strike against freedom of expression in Pakistan, underscoring the growing peril faced by media workers in the course of their work, Amnesty International said today. Two attackers riding a motorcycle threw a grenade and reportedly fired gunshots at the ARY TV […]

TV office attacked in Islamabad

TV office attacked in IslamabadThe International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the attack on the Islamabad office of the Pakistani television channel ARY News on Wednesday, January 13. The IFJ demands an immediate investigation into the attack by authorities. According to ARY News, unidentified attackers hurled a hand grenade at the Islamabad bureau office of ARY News, on Wednesday […]

Security guard injured in an attack with homemade explosive device at a television office

Security guard injured in an attack with homemade explosive device at a television officeOn December 7, a security guard of Express News television channel was injured when two unidentified men threw a homemade explosive device in their office in the city of Sargodha in the Punjab province. The attackers who had come on a motorcycle, knocked on the gate and when the security opened it, they hurled the […]

Cracker attack on Express office leaves one injured

Cracker attack on Express office leaves one injuredSARGODHA: A small home-made explosive device (cracker) was hurled at the offices of Express Media Group on Monday evening with the resulting blast injuring a security guard and damaging a number of vehicles. At least two unidentified men riding on a motorcycle had approached the Express office on University Road at about at about 5:15pm […]

An employee and two policemen injured in a second grenade attack by IS on a television news channel

An employee and two policemen injured in a second grenade attack by IS on a television news channelA receptionist of a television news channel and two police constables were injured on December 1, in an attack by hand grenade on the office of Din News in Lahore, the capital city of Punjab province in Pakistan. The attacker on a motorcycle hurled hand grenade at the office of television channel along with pamphlets […]

Three injured in grenade attack on DIN News office in Lahore

Three injured in grenade attack on DIN News office in LahoreLAHORE: Unidentified attackers hurled a hand grenade on the Lahore office of a local television channel DIN News on Tuesday evening, injuring four people. According to initial reports, two policemen and a channel staffer was injured in the grenade attack. Police constables Ejaz and Nazir suffered injuries in the attack, details revealed. The attackers also […]