Media workers set up camp against sackings

PESHAWAR: Media workers held a demonstration here on Monday to protest against the sacking of journalists and delay in payment of salaries by various media houses and urged the government to help release their dues. They set up a protest camp at the press club and raised slogans against the media outlets that had failed …

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 …

Journalists under attack

On the morning of July 2, unidentified men attacked the Express News Peshawar bureau chief’s home. This was the third attack on him. Jamshed Baghwan, as I know him for the past 15 years, is a brave and self-made journalist. He is among those who have balanced views and encourage unbiased reporting. He researches thoroughly, …

Protest camp against Geo TV closure enters 6th day

MQM protest

PESHAWAR: The journalists and media organisations employees continued the protest against the closure of Geo TV channel on the sixth consecutive day on Thursday by sitting in a camp outside the Peshawar Press Club. Several journalists from the print and electronic media, political workers, members of the civil society, artistes and trade union representatives visited …

Protest goes on, journalists want curbs on Geo lifted

Geo independent media

PESHAWAR: The journalist community remained on protest against closure of Geo TV channel on the fifth consecutive day on Wednesday by staging a camp outside the Peshawar Press Club. Several journalists from the print and electronic media, members of the civil society, political leaders and trade union representatives visited the camp being arranged by the …

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 …