JOURNALISTS, SECURITY FORCES HAVE LAID DOWN LIVES IN FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM: PERVAIZ

JOURNALISTS, SECURITY FORCES HAVE LAID DOWN LIVES IN FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM: PERVAIZISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid Tuesday said that the journalists and security forces had made great sacrifices in the fight against terrorism by laying down their lives. Addressing the participants of a journalists organizations’ sit-in here in front of the Parliament House, he said without the sacrifices of security […]

Tweeting terror

By Syed Talat Hussain “It is a message for the coalition…your men will end up in videos that are even more horrific and will do lasting damage to public opinion in your countries”. This is how Romain Cailet, a militant movements’ expert, has explained the motive behind Islamic State’s release of an over 22-minute long …

Freedom of expression shouldn’t be misused: Pakistan

By: Mariana Baabar ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is asking the Ummah to unite and sue the French magazine, Charlie Hebdo, which continues to offend the Muslims, by moving court against the publication and also seek an apology from it. Pakistan, while strongly condemning the publication of the blasphemous caricatures in the French magazine, according to the spokesperson …

Mixed media reaction to attack on Paris weekly

By: Sabir Shah LAHORE: World media outlets give mixed reaction to attack on Paris weekly last week. BBC writes: “Three million copies of Wednesday’s edition are being printed. Normally only 60,000 are available each week. ” Prestigious international media houses like the Reuters, Bloomberg and Fox News etc have also reported that up to three …

Journalist decides not to write

By: Harris Bin Munawar After hours of deliberating over a move that could cost him his reputation, job or life, a journalist in Pakistan decided not to write an article because of concerns that he might offend someone. “It wasn’t an easy decision,” a source privy to the development told this scribe. “But after several …