Pakistan Press Foundation confers 2014 PPF Press Freedom Award on slain journalist Shan Dahar

KARACHI:  To mark the World Press Freedom Day,  Pakistan Press Foundation today conferred the 2014 PPF Press Freedom Award on Shan Dahar. Shan Dahar, reporter of “Abb Takk” TV channel … Read More

Protecting Pakistan journalists: Trials, not tribunals, needed in Pakistan

Protecting Pakistan journalists Raza Rumi is alive. It appears Hamid Mir will survive. Shan Dahar is dead. For CPJ, most of this weekend was taken up learning about and responding … Read More

Journalist’s killer yet to be named by police

Journalist’s killer yet to be named by policeLARKANA: Investigators have failed to nominate the suspected killer of Shan Dahar, one month after the murder of the journalist. Dahar, who worked for a TV channel, was shot dead in Badah town on Jan 1. ASP City Sajid Khokhar told newsmen on Monday that police had arrested six suspects — Nasrullah Tunio, Kamran Bhatti, […]

IFJ denounces media murders and calls on Pakistani government for action

IFJ denounces media murders and calls on Pakistani government for actionThe International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today issued a letter to Pakistani Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, calling for “serious and overdue action” to protect Pakistani journalists and bring attackers to justice following the shooting assassination of three media workers from Express News. The IFJ’s Pakistan affiliate, the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) is conducting […]