PFUJ slams govt for imposing ban on ads for Dawn

PFUJ slams govt for imposing ban on ads for DawnISLAMABAD: The Paki­stan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has condemned the government’s decision to impose a ban on advertisements to the Dawn Media Group and termed it a move against media freedom. Afzal Butt, who heads his own faction of the PFUJ, and Ayub Jan Sarhandi, its secretary general, said in a statement on Friday […]

Alleged defamation of state institutions: Journalist Shahzeb Jillani’s bail extended by 2 days

Alleged defamation of state institutions: Journalist Shahzeb Jillani’s bail extended by 2 daysA sessions court in Karachi on Monday extended by two days the interim pre-arrest bail granted to journalist Shahzeb Ali Shah Jillani in a case pertaining to alleged cyber terrorism, electronic forgery and defamatory remarks regarding the state institutions. Last week, the court had granted an interim bail before arrest to the journalist in a […]

TV journalist victim of malicious social media campaign

TV journalist victim of malicious social media campaignGharidah Farooqi, a prominent Pakistani female journalist and TV anchorperson has been the target of malicious online harassment campaign for sharing a post on her Twitter about the Christchurch attack in New Zealand. Farooqi, who hosts political talk-show ‘G for Gharidha’ on Aaj News television channel is facing online harassment since she tweeted a year […]