Seven media personnel seriously injured in baton charge by police and paramilitary Rangers

Seven media personnel seriously injured in baton charge by police and paramilitary RangersSeven media personnel were seriously injured in baton charge by law-enforcement agencies on February 2, 2016 while covering the protest demonstration by state owned Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) against the planned privatization of the national airlines. Shots were fired during the protest demonstration in which two employees of PIA lost their lives. Eye witnesses said […]

Media men face law enforcers’ wrath

Media men face law enforcers’ wrathKARACHI: It is generally believed that a journalist can save his skin in times of crisis by showing his identity. But on Tuesday whoever was wearing a press card and trying to cover the Pakistan International Airline (PIA) employees’ protest, faced collective wrath of law enforcers. After the shots had been fired in a rally […]

Alleged killers of journalists arrested after the murder

Alleged killers of journalists arrested after the murderLaw enforcement agencies of Pakistan succeeded in their efforts and have arrested alleged killers of Baloch journalist Irshad Mastoi and two his colleagues. Balochistan Home Minister Mir Safaraz Bugti during a press conference at the Home Ministry informed media on September 2 that the arrested target killers had confessed to the killing of journalists in […]

The rivalries must go one – Pakistan media bitterly divided

The rivalries must go one – Pakistan media bitterly divided2014 has been one of the most difficult years for the Pakistani media. Due to the alarming, yet familiar, threats from militant groups, law enforcement agencies, and political parties, the Pakistani media remained bitterly divided. The annual press freedom report released here by Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) said that 2014 saw media professionals paying a […]

FIR against TV channel – Opp walks out from Senate against Balochistan govt’s move

By: Ijaz Kakakhel ISLAMABAD: PPP-led opposition parties in the Senate on Tuesday protested over the registration of an FIR against a private TV channel and staged a walk out from … Read More