A message from the Pakistan Taliban

CPJ received an email message from the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan– the Pakistan Taliban–this morning. Signed by the “Media commission, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan Mohmand agency,” the message was addressed to CPJ and our colleagues at Reporters Without Borders. The message is headlined, “The Global war of ideologies and the behavior of media: To the heads and members of …

Shama Cinema attack suspect nabbed from Lady Reading Hospital

PESHAWAR: The police arrested one of the alleged attackers behind the Shama Cinema blasts – a teenager – in injured condition from Lady Reading Hospital (LRH) on Thursday. Addressing a news conference at Malik Saad Lines, SSP Operations Najeebur Rehman said they had arrested 15-year-old Hassan alias Israr alias Hasan Haroon, a resident of Riaz …

Terrorism and journalists

The Taliban claimed responsibility for killing three Express News TV workers in broad daylight in Karachi on January 18. It was the third attack on the media group. Following the attack a statement was issued by the Taliban warning journalists of dreadful consequences if they kept pursuing the ‘anti-Islamic’ agenda of the government. They also …

‘TTP’ claims attack on media group

Karachi: In an email sent allegedly by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan media wing, the group claimed responsibility for the recent attack on a media organization in Karachi. They warned that they will now target media houses and hinted at future attacks Express Tribune

Journalists in Pakistan

A damning report by Amnesty International has brought to light what people involved in the media industry in Pakistan have known all along — that journalists are just not safe in the country. The report points fingers at all those quarters that have, in the past, been accused of making life a living hell for …