Speakers ask govt to protect journalists, media houses

By: Fasahat Mohiuddin KARACHI: The Jamhoor meeting held at the Karachi Press Club strongly condemned the recent attack on Geo TV in Islamabad and demanded of the government to protect journalists and media houses. Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists Secretary General Khursheed Abbasi, while presiding over the meeting, said all the political parties should ask …

KUJ condemns Israeli aggression in Gaza

KARACHI: The Karachi Union of Journalists has expressed regrets over the killing of journalists during the Israeli offensive in Gaza. At its executive council meeting on Thursday, KUJ President G. M. Jamali, General Secretary Wajid Raza Isfahani and Vice President Zaheer Ahmed Khan expressed solidarity with the Palestinians and offered prayers for the civilian casualties …

Press club in Khuzdar closed after threats to journalists

QUETTA: The Khuzdar Press Club has been closed after unidentified people issued threats to local reporters. An official of the Khuzdar administration said on Monday that the club’s office-bearers had decided to close the facility after receiving threats over the past two weeks. He said journalists associated with different media groups had stopped working. He …

Seniors worried about insecure environment for budding journalists

PPF Chief

KARACHI: Senior journalists are worried about the future of the media in Pakistan and admit that they are leaving behind a far more insecure environment for budding professionals. Several professionals agreed that different media houses should work together to tackle this problem before it worsens. They were speaking at a consultative meeting with journalists and …