Many journalists have died in the line of duty the worldover

Many journalists have died in the line of duty the worldoverLAHORE: The sudden death in Islamabad of Maria Golovnina, the Bureau Chief of Reuters in Pakistan and Afghanistan, on Monday, has sparked a lot of speculation and the internet is already littered with rumours regarding the cause of her untimely demise. Her death is certainly very disturbing for the London-based Reuters, functioning since October 1851, […]

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NA body seeks proposals to help families of slain journalists

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ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly standing committee on information and broadcasting on Tuesday directed the ministry to prepare proposals for the allocation of funds to help the families of journalists who lost their lives in the line of duty. The meeting of the committee was presided over by Marvi Memon. Secretary Information Mohammad Azam informed the …

Two Journalists, a media worker shot dead in Quetta

Two journalists and an accountant were shot dead, when unidentified assailants attacked the offices of “Online” news agency on August 28, 2014 in Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province. Those killed included Irshad Mustoi, Bureau Chief, Abdul Rasool Khajjak, reporter and Muhammad Younas, accountant. They were working in their office when armed men barged in …

Bureau chief and two media staff shot dead in Balochistan

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) in strongly condemning the killing of journalist Irshad Mustoi and his two colleges in his office at MA Jinnah Road, Quetta, Balochistan on Thursday, August 28. Mustoi, 35-year-old Assignment Editor of ARY News in Quetta, Bureau Chief of Online News …

Three shot dead at Pakistan’s Online International News Network

New York: The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the murder of two journalists and a network employee in Pakistan today, and calls on authorities to investigate the attack and bring the perpetrators to justice. Two unidentified gunmen stormed the offices of the independent news agency Online International News Network in Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan …

Daniel Pearl’s killers keep their fingers crossed

ISLAMABAD: Twelve years after the gruesome murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, his four convicted killers, who were found guilty of kidnapping and beheading him in Karachi in January 2002, are keeping their fingers crossed to get their sentences reversed when the Sindh High Court finally decides their appeals against convictions. The 38-year-old reporter of …

“No story or report is worth your life”

Adnan Rehmat, who has been working for better safety of journalists for two decades, talks about reporting ethics, attack on media and safety Adnan Rehmat is director of media development at Civic Action Resources. With a background in journalism, he is a media development specialist focusing on advocacy, research and training. For the past decade …