Becoming Bad News

Karachi: Asharq Al-Awsat—Fears are growing among Pakistan’s journalists following a recent spate of killings and death threats against media workers in the country that have been linked to the Pakistani Taliban. In response, some journalists have hired bodyguards to accompany them at work, while others have asked their families to leave the country. Perceptions of …

PFUJ to observe token hunger strike for protection of journalists, media workers

KARACHI: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has announced to observe token hunger strike tomorrow (Thursday, 23 January, 2014) throughout the country to protest against non-provision of protection to journalists and media workers. In a press release issued, PFUJ president Rana Azeem and Secretary General Amin Yousaf directed unions of all cities to establish hunger …

Citizens express solidarity with Express

Citizens express solidarity with ExpressKARACHI: Phones kept ringing in the Express office as citizens called in to denounce the attack on Express News DSNG and the murder of its three workers. Among the callers from various localities of Karachi Faraz from Nazimabad said Taliban want to capture Karachi and they have started harassing people from all walks of life, […]