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48 journalists murdered since 2002: report

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ISLAMABAD: As people across the globe observe World Press Freedom Day, an investigative report by Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) has revealed that 48 journalists were deliberately targeted and murdered for their reports from 2002 to till date. According to the report, the PPF has investigated over 200 cases of murdered media workers and it determined that […]


Citing Lack of training among Journalist

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Being responsible is the backbone of journalism, but the Pakistani media lack this aspect, in Balochistan majority of the journalist have martyred and killed. While doing their duty, most significant reason of that is lack of training and the race of “Breaking news”. These heroes have left their loved one behind themselves who are still […]


ہراسمنٹ کیخلاف صحافیوں کے مقدمات کب سنے جائیں گے

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کسی بھی معاشرے کی تعلیم و تربیت، سیاست، تفریخ اور رویوں کا دار و مدار وہاں چھپنے والے کتابوں اور اخباروں پر ہوتا ہے لیکن جس معاشرے میں صحافیوں کے حقوق پامال ہوں، پسندیدہ پارٹی کی کرپشن، بے ضابطگیاں اور چوریاں بے نقاب کرنے پر صحافیوں کوبرا بھلا کہا جائے، طاقتور کے غلط کام کی […]


Injured journalist afraid of filing an FIR

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RAWALPINDI: Owing to various factors, journalists who had fallen victim to Tahreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) workers’ violence and sustained injuries during the 2017 protest sit-in at Faizabad, opted not to file the First Information Report (FIR) against the TLP workers. Yaseen Hashmi, the then Bureau Chief of a private TV Channel had suffered serious head injury […]


Press Freedom Day: Trauma, exile refuse to go away from journalist’s life even after five years of attack

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As the World Press Freedom Day is upon us this year, Raza Rumi, who paid a heavy price for his commentaries, activism for a censor-free press for Pakistan, when he looks back, he feels he has come a long way since the day he survived an assassination attack on his life on March 28, 2014, […]


صحافت کا عالمی دن اور پاکستان میں صحافت

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اکتوبر 2010 میں وکلا ایوان عدل میں اپنے ساتھی وکلا کی گرفتاری کو بنیاد بنا کر سراپا احتجاج تھے۔ اسی اثنا میں میڈیا ٹیمیں بھی وہاں پہنچیں اور رپورٹنگ کا آغاز کیا۔ دوران رپورٹنگ جیو نیوز کے سینئیر رپورٹر احمد فراز وکلا کی جانب سے زد و کوب ہوئے۔ ان پر الزام عائد کیا گیا […]


World Press Freedom Day observed

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Peshawar: “We could not even see the dead body of our beloved father as it had been charred beyond recognition. Despite having our ancestral cemetery in the border area of the Khyber tribal area, we had to bury our father’s body in Peshawar due to the fear of the desecration of his grave.” These were […]


یوم آزادی صحافت اور بے سہارا صحافی

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صحافت کی آزادی اور عوام تک بروقت درست معلومات کی فراہمی کے لیے قربانیاں دینے والے سیکڑوں صحافیوں، فوٹوگرافرز، کیمرامین اور بلاگرز میں سے ہادی بخش سانگی بھی ایک ہیں، جنہیں پاکستان کے دوسرے بڑے صوبہ سندھ کے شمالی ضلع لاڑکانہ میں 2001 میں پولیس کی جانب سے تشدد کا نشانہ بنایا گیا۔ ہادی بخش […]


صحافي عورتن کي ڪم جي دوران حراسان ڪيو ويندو آهي

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3- مئي تي پاڪستان سميت سڄي دنيا ۾ صحافت جي آزاديءَ جي عالمي ڏوهاري کي “ورلڊ پريس فرينڊ ڊي” جي طور ملهايو ويندو آهي، جنهن جو مقصد پنهنجن فرضن جي ادائگيءَ دوران پرنٽ ۽ اليڪٽرونڪ ميڊيا کي پيش ايندڙ مشڪلتن، خطرن ايتري قدر جو سند زندگيءَ کي درپيش خطرن متعلق دنيا کي آگاهي ڏيڻ، صحافت […]


سوشل میڈیا کی وجہ سے صحافیوں کو درپیش خطرات

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دنیا بھر میں کل آزادی صحافت کا عالمی دن منایا جائے گا، اس میں کوئی شک نہیں کسی بھی ملک کی ترقی میں صحافت کا کردار انتہائی اہم ہوتا ہے یہی وجہ ہے کہ صحافت کو ریاست کا چوتھا ستون قرار دیا گیا ہے لیکن افسوس پاکستان سمیت دنیا بھر کے صحافیوں کے تحفظ کے […]


Media under fire

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As the UN’s World Press Freedom Day is marked today, the state of the media around the world remains under threat. Since 1992, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists, around 1340 journalists have been killed. In Pakistan the security situation for media professionals has remained perilous with at least 72 killed from 2002 to […]


Why Pakistan and India coming down on World Press Freedom Index?

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No one can kill a story by killing a journalist. Many slain journalists often became story of courage and bravery after their murder .Guillermo Cano is one of them. He was a Columbian Journalist who tried to expose the influence of drug mafia on the politics of his country. He was silenced by bullets in […]


Diminishing freedom

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TODAY is World Press Freedom Day, and in a global environment where authoritarian regimes are in the ascendant, even in ostensibly democratic countries, it is all the more important to celebrate the role of the journalist in holding power to account. Fittingly enough, this year’s theme is ‘Media for democracy: journalism and elections in times […]


Families of fallen journalists await justice

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MURTAZA Khan was flipping through TV channels when he saw the tickers: ‘unidentified men open fire at car’, ‘suspects open fire on private news channel vehicle’ and finally, ‘man killed’. It took him a few seconds to realise that he was watching a live update of his brother Wali’s death. From what Murtaza recalls of […]