Journalists demand enactment of journalist protection bill

LAHORE: Protesting journalists outside the Lahore Press Club on Tuesday demanded the federal government introduce a journalist protection bill in the Parliament to provide them security. The participants observed a symbolic hunger strike camp outside the LPC against the murder attempt on senior anchorperson Hamid Mir and possible action against Geo News channel. They demanded …

Economic murder of workers unacceptable: LPC

Economic murder

LAHORE: Journalists on Monday continued their symbolic hunger strike camp for the second consecutive day in front of the Lahore Press Club to condemn a murderous attempt on senior journalist Hamid Mir and a possible action against the Geo TV. LPC President Arshad Ansari, LPC Secretary Muhammad Shahbaz Mian, Joint Secretary Farzana Ch, senior journalist …

Curbs on Geo unacceptable: Lahore Press Club seminar

Economic murder

LAHORE: A large number of journalists from different media organisations, senior lawyers and representatives of various political parties on Saturday unanimously rejected any curbs on Geo News. They vowed to foil any conspiracy against freedom of expression and demanded the immediate arrest of the elements involved in the attack on Hamid Mir. At a seminar …

Journalists vow not to give in to threats

LAHORE: Journalist bodies, trade unions and civil society organisations on Monday took out a procession against “threats to the press club and some individual journalists” by outlawed Lashker-i-Jhangvi. Carrying placards, they condemned life threats to senior photographer Azhar Jafri and his family as well as to the Lahore Press Club (LPC). The pointed that alleged …

Media men rally against life threats

LAHORE, March 9: Hundreds of media persons took out a procession on Saturday and condemned life threats to senior photographer Azhar Jafri and his family by the banned Lashkar-i-Jhangvi. Pamphlets inscribed with threats to Jafri and his family were dropped at his under-construction house in the Journalists Colony. Similar warnings had also been spray-painted on …