Journalists show solidarity with colleagues

PESHAWAR: On the call of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), journalists Sunday staged a protest demonstration against injuring and beating of media persons by policemen in Islamabad. Protesting journalists led by President of Khyber Union of Journalists (KhUJ) Nisar Mehmood, Vice President Mohammad Naeem and President Peshawar Press Club Nasir Hussain severely criticised use …

House of journalist attacked with explosive device for third time

The house of Jamshed Bhagwan, Bureau Chief of Express News television channel was attacked with an explosive for third on July 2 in Peshawar, the capital of province Khyber-Pakhtukhuwa. A remote-controlled explosive material was placed by the unidentified men, outside the residence of Bhagwan, and it exploded while the journalist was at home. The Express …

Protest against closure of Geo TV continues

PESHAWAR: The protest camp set up against the closure of the Geo TV channel continued on the 12th consecutive day Wednesday. Journalists and people from other walks of life visited the camp to express solidarity with the Jang Media Group. The participants chanted slogans in favour of Geo and the Jang Group and condemned the …

Working group on media safety constituted

PESHAWAR: Senior journalists, civil society members and lawyers have formed a provincial working group on media safety and security with the aim to make collective efforts to combat the impunity of crimes against journalists. The working group will include representatives of Khyber Union of Journalists (KHUJ), Peshawar Press Club, Tribal Union of Journalists (TUJ), lawyers, …

Another attack on journalist’s house

The house of Jamshed Baghwan, Bureau Chief of “Express News” attacked once again in the early morning of April 6, 2014 at around 6:25am in Peshawar, the capital of Khyber-Pakhtunkhuwa province of Pakistan. On March 19, an improvised explosive device (IED) with two kilograms of explosives was found in front of his house which was …