03 | November | 2021 | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Daily Archives: November 3, 2021

Remembering Abdul Razzak Johra — A journalist murdered for reporting on drug dealers

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) pays tribute to the work of Royal TV network reporter Abdul Razzak Johra, who was murdered in Mianwali district in Pakistan’s Punjab province on November 3, 2008. Johra’s case is one of the few cases in Pakistan where the murder of a journalist went to court and the accused were sentenced. […]

No mechanism to record data about attacks on journalists

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ISLAMABAD: As the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists was observed on Tuesday, it emerged the government had yet to devise a mechanism to record data related to attacks on and threats against journalists. At a ceremony held to commemorate the day officials presented an optimistic picture of the state of the […]

Journalist Mansoor Mirani laid to rest

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SUKKUR: Journalist Mansoor Mirani was buried in Ghulam Ali Shah graveyard near Pir Jo Goth in Khairpur on Tuesday. In the late 70s, Mirani joined journalism by working for daily Sindh News, Hyderabad, and later worked for Daily Dawn as correspondent at Khairpur. Mirani was also an accomplished poet who wrote many poems. A collection […]

Protection of journalists: Sindh government urged to set up commission

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KARACHI: Speakers at a seminar on Wednesday urged the Sindh Government to establish a Commission to ensure protection of journalists under the ‘Sindh protection of journalists and other media practitioners Act 2021’. The seminar was jointly organized by Karachi Press Club (KPC) in collaboration with the Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) and Karachi Union of Journalists […]