09 | April | 2018 | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Daily Archives: April 9, 2018

Journalists, civil society activists protest, demand restoration of Geo News

LONDON: Hundreds of people, including journalists, members of the civil society, activists, and political workers staged a protest here on the weekend to demand Pakistani authorities to restore Geo News and its associated channels. The demonstration was held in front of the High Commission of Pakistan, in London, with journalists of Pakistan Press Club UK, International […]

Journalists to start protest for wage award today

ISLAMABAD: Leaders of journalists’ unions and their colleagues from across the country have started pouring into the federal capital at the call of Afzal Butt group-led Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) to press the government to accept their long-standing demands. Several political leaders have endorsed their demands pertaining to the constitution of the 8th […]

Pakistan: Journalist beaten up allegedly at the behest of a provincial minister

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Asad Khan Betini, a journalist based in the town of Zhob in Baluchistan province was beaten up on 7 April in his office by a dozen men, allegedly at the behest of the provincial agriculture minister Sheikh Jaffar Khan Mandokhail.  Betini was taken to the hospital in the provincial Quetta where he has been admitted […]