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Journalists’ families need insurance system and financial support

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Families of journalists who are killed or disabled because of their work often face financial ruin and destitution, because neither the employers provide insurance or other long term support. Since 2002, PPF has recorded at least 76 killings of journalists and media professionals in connection with their work including 29 in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. […]


Journalists Panel wins Crime Reporters Association (CRA) elections

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The Journalists Panel won the Crime Reporters Association (CRA) polls held at the Karachi Press Club on Saturday. As per the results, Kashif Hashmi of the Journalists Panel became president of the CRA with 82 votes by defeating the United Panel’s Sameer Qureshi, who finished second with 69 marks. Mohammad Salman won the vice-president’s post […]


Media professionals demand state provide justice in murder cases of journalists

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Leading journalists on Saturday stressed the need for implementing the laws on media freedom and called for the state to ensure justice to the journalists who were killed in the line of duty. They spoke at a symposium titled ‘No More Impunity For Crimes Against Journalists’ organised by the Institute of Business Administration’s Centre for […]


Chief Minister (CM) Elahi approves 700 kanal for journalists’ society Phase II

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LAHORE (Dunya News) – Punjab Chief Minister Parvez Elahi on Saturday approved the grant of 700 kanal for the construction of the Phase II of the journalists housing society. A piece of land would be granted by the Ravi Urban Development Authority (Ruda). The members of the Lahore Press Club (LPC) would be granted five-marla […]


Lahore Press Club (LPC) team meets Chief Minister (CM)

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LAHORE: Lahore Press Club President Azam Chaudhry and Secretary General Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) Rana Azeem met with Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi at the CM’s office here on Saturday. The CM announced a mega gift for the journalists and accorded approval to allot land for the Journalists Colony Phase-II in Lahore. He […]


Safety of journalists

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It would not have been possible with Imran Khan, or his information minister. Media freedom was an anathema to the entire PTI lot; they tried to crush all opposing voices as happens in an authoritarian regime. And so the Islamabad Journalist Safety Forum held on Dec 6, 2022 in Islamabad did not miss Imran Khan […]


Remembering our rights

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December 10 is observed as International Human Rights Day in most countries of the world. Human rights organizations and human rights defenders work tirelessly through the year to highlight the way states treat their citizens in terms of their fundamental freedoms. Pakistan is a country where human rights have never been on the priority list […]


Jokhio case: Court inducts Jam Awais, others

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An additional district and sessions court on Saturday indicted Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) MPA Jam Awais and eight other suspects in the Nazim Jokhio murder case. PPP MPA Jam Awais, who, along with his servants, is facing charges of murdering Nazim Jokhio. As per details, the additional District and Sessions Judge-I (Malir) Faraz Ahmed Chandio […]


Chief Minister (CM) Condoles Demise of Senior Journalist

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Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi has expressed his deep sense of sorrow and grief over the death of a senior journalist and Life Member of Lahore Press Club GR Awan. In his condolence message, the CM expressed his heartfelt sympathy and condolence with the bereaved family. He prayed that may Allah Almighty rest the […]