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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. […]


Bloggers and human rights defenders training on safety, digital security and psychosocial support

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) organized three-day training workshop on safety, digital security and psychosocial support for bloggers and human rights defenders under the project Civil Society for Independent Media and Expression (CIME) in collaboration with European Union which is taking place at a private hotel in Islamabad from Friday to Sunday, 22-24 October 2021. The […]


A journalist’s murder settled with blood money — Remembering Shahid Soomro

Pakistan Press Foundation pays tribute to daily Kawish journalist Shahid Soomro who was murdered in front of his house on October 20, 2002. Suspects in Soomro’s case were presented before a court however the matter was resolved in a settlement between the two parties. Soomro’s family withdrew the case after being paid Rs1.6 million. As […]


ایک صحافی کا قتل خون بہا سے طے پایا گیا، شاہد سومرو کی یاد میں

پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن نے روزنامہ کاوش کے صحافی شاہد سومرو کو خراج تحسین پیش کرتی ہے۔ جنہیں 20 اکتوبر 2002 کو ان کے گھر کے سامنے قتل کیا گیا تھا۔ سومرو کے مقدمے کے ملزمان کو عدالت میں پیش کیا گیا تاہم دونوں فریقین کے درمیان معاملہ طے پاگیا۔ سومرو کے اہل خانہ نے 1.6 […]


PPF pays tribute to journalist Muhammad Arif killed in the 2007 Karsaz blasts

On October 18, 2007, twin suicide bomb blasts rocked a crowded procession to welcome former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto upon her return to Karachi, Pakistan after eight years of self imposed exile. The explosions killed at least 200 people and injured over 500 others. ARY One World television channel cameraman Muhammad Arif was amongst those […]


پی پی ایف 2007 کے کارساز دھماکوں میں ہلاک ہونے والے صحافی محمد عارف کو خراج تحسین پیش کرتی ہے

اکتوبر 18، 2007 کو ، کراچی میں دو خودکش بم دھماکوں نے سابق وزیر اعظم بے نظیر بھٹو کی آٹھ سالہ خود ساختہ جلاوطنی کے بعد کراچی ، پاکستان واپسی پر ان کے استقبال کے لیے آنے والے ایک پُرہجوم جلوس کو دہلادیا۔ دھماکوں میں کم از کم 200 افراد  ہلاک اور 500 سے زائد […]


PPF condemns the targeted murder of television reporter Shahid Zehri

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) is saddened by the murder of journalist Shahid Zehri in a targeted bomb attack claimed by the banned Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) and strongly condemn this incident. We offer our condolences to Zehri’s family and colleagues. We urge the relevant authorities to ensure timely justice. It is unacceptable that journalists continue […]


پی پی ایف ایوب خان خٹک کو ان کی آٹھویں برسی پر یاد کررہی ہے، صحافی ایوب نے اپنی رپورٹنگ کی وجہ سے جان گنوائی

 اکتوبر 11، 2013 کو کرک ٹائمز کے رپورٹر ایوب خان خٹک کی ہلاکت صحافیوں کے قتل کے ان گنے چنے واقعات میں سے ایک ہے جو عدالت کی جانب سے حملے میں ملوث افراد کو سزا  سنائے جانے پر منتج ہوئے ۔ خٹک کی موت کا باعث بننے والے سانحے اور اس کے بعد پیش […]


PPF remembers Ayub Khan Khattaq on his eighth death anniversary – a journalist who lost life for his reporting

The death of Karak Times reporter Ayub Khan Khattak on October 11, 2013 is one of the rare cases of a journalists murder that resulted in a court sentencing those behind the attack. Looking back at the incident that resulted in Khattak’s death and the case that followed, Pakistan Press Foundation pays tribute to the late journalist. […]


نو سال پہلے فرنٹ لائن پر بچھڑ جانے والے ایک صحافی مشتاق کھنڈ کی یاد میں

7 اکتوبر، 2012 کو صوبہ سندھ کی حکمران جماعت پاکستان پیپلز پارٹی کی طرف سے خیرپور میں نکالی جانے والی ایک ریلی پر دس مسلح افراد  نے فائرنگ کی۔ ڈان کے مطابق اس فائرنگ سے کم از کم چھ افراد ہلاک اور چار دیگر زخمی ہوئے تھے۔  دھرتی ٹی وی کے نامہ نگار مشتاق کھنڈ زخمیوں […]


Remembering Mushtaq Khand — A journalist lost on the frontlines nine years ago

On October 7, 2012, ten gunmen opened fire on a rally in Khairpur held by the ruling party of the Sindh province, Pakistan People’s Party. According to Dawn, at least six individuals were killed and four others were injured in the shooting. Dharti TV correspondent Mushtaq Khand was amongst those injured and later succumbed to […]


PPF condemns online campaign against Gharida Farooqi

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) condemns the online smear campaign against senior journalist and NewsOne anchorperson Gharida Farooqi. Attacks against journalists in particular gendered attacks online are a worrying trend in Pakistan and must be condemned to ensure the safety of media personnel. According to the Coalition for Women in Journalism, in the last week on […]


PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam re-elected to GFMD Steering Committee

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali was re-elected to the Global Forum for Media Development’s Steering Committee for the Asia region. The new steering committee was elected at the GFMD General Assembly on September 30 and October 1 in Tirana, Albania. During his first term as a member of the GFMD Steering […]


PPF pays tribute to Brohi who lost his life eighteen years ago as a result of his work.  

On October 3, 2003, a reporter for a Sindhi-language newspaper the daily Kawish and for Kavish Television News, Ameer Bux Brohi, was shot dead in Shikarpur in the Sindh province by two unidentified gunmen in front of the local police station. He was shot five times and was rushed to the Shikarpur Civil Hospital by police, where he […]