Journalists demand arrest of men behind Express workers’ killings

SUKKUR: Journalist fraternity across upper Sindh staged protest demonstrations on Thursday against the killings of journalists and the failure of the government to arrest the culprits. The strike was in response to a call by the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists. In Sukkur, scores of journalists, led by the Sukkur Union of Journalists (SUJ) president, …

Journalists walk out of House press gallery

Journalists walk out of House press galleryQUETTA: Journalists staged a walkout from Balochistan Assembly’s proceedings on Saturday to register their protest against the targeted killings of Express News employees. A technician, driver and a guard were shot dead when the channel’s stationary DSNG van was ambushed in Karachi on Friday. Journalists raised slogans against the killings, terming it an attack on […]

Dangerous times

Four months after the US-led attack on Afghanistan, Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl was abducted in Karachi and beheaded. That was only the first of a large number of murders of journalists we were to see in the coming years. Till a few years ago, no one in the Pakistani media could believe that …