August 30, 2023 | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)
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Daily Archives: August 30, 2023

Tributes Paid To Legendary Journalist Sajid Ali Sajid

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Glowing tributes were paid to legendary journalist, writer, and humorist Sajid Ali Sajid at a Wednesday reception at the Karachi Press Club. The Pakistan Cricket Society organized the event to honor Sajid’s illustrious career. Former Pakistan test spinner and cricket administrator Iqbal Qasim lauded Sajid’s versatility as a reporter, writer, and speechwriter. He expressed surprise […]


Journalists are facing many problems including salary reduction and unemployment

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(Report: Asif Mehmood) Journalism sector in Pakistan has been declining for the past few years, thousands of journalists have been dismissed from their jobs, economic security has become an important issue for journalists. According to the South Asia Press Freedom Report, 2,000 journalists (working journalists) and non-journalistic staff (non-journalistic staff) have been dismissed from their […]


Police arrest two prime accused in journalist Jan Muhammad’s killing

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SUKKUR—Police have claimed the arrest of two prime accused for the murder of journalist Jan Muhammad Mahar. According to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Sanghaar Malik, the bureau chief of Sindhi Television, Jan Muhammad Mahar, was gunned down on August 13. The Sukkur police have arrested two nominated persons, Bakhsal Ali urf Bakhso Mahar and […]


Minister Murtaza Solangi’s U-turn on freedom of expression draws criticism

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ISLAMABAD—Minister for Information Murtaza Solangi is under fire for changing his stance on freedom of expression, with novelist Mohammad Hanif doubting his journalistic credentials. Before joining the caretaker government of Prime Minister Anwarul Haq Kakar, Solangi, in several tweets, supported and appreciated human rights activist Imaan Mazari, daughter of former minister for human rights Shireen […]


Tribute paid to slain journalists

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QUETTA: Members of civil society, lawyers, and journalists vowed not to compromise on freedom of the press at a seminar on Tuesday in remembrance of 41 journalists who lost their lives in the line of duty in different areas of Balochistan over the last several decades. The speakers expressed concern that the culprits behind the […]


Arshad Sharif Murder: Two Kenyan Cops Allegedly Involved in Killing of Pak Journalist Promoted

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The five Kenyan officers allegedly involved in the murder of Pakistani journalist Arshad Sharif resumed their duties as authorities in Nairobi did not take any action against them. A report by Pakistan’s Geo News said the police officers are back to work, and two of those five officers have been promoted to senior ranks. The […]