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PPF condemns death threat to journalist in Paraguay

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Mario Abdo Benítez, President of Paraguay has expressed concern over the death threats to Noelia Diaz Esquivel, journalist and secretary general of the Sindicato de Periodistas del Paraguay (Paraguayan Journalists Union, SPP). PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali has called on the Paraguayan authorities to immediately investigate […]


Journalists walk out of KP assembly

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Parliamentary journalists of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Thursday staged a token walk-out of the house to register protest against the murder of the Haripur based journalist Sohail Khan. The Haripur based journalist had been shot dead after he submitted a formal application with the concerned police station of his district. The deceased was reportedly receiving […]

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Doctors assault journalists

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Six reporters representing different TV channels and newspapers were assaulted and then forcibly removed from Civil Hospital, Thul by doctors and other staff on September 13.  Thul is located in Jacobabad District in Sindh Province of Pakistan. The reporters had reached the hospital to cover the visit of Justice (retd) Ameer Hani, Chairman of the Water Commission.  While waiting for him to arrive the reporters were approached by patients admitted in the hospital and their […]

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CPNE to be consulted on advertisement policy: Wahab

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KARACHI: Adviser to the Sindh Chief Minister on Information, Barrister Murtaza Wahab, said on Thursday that efforts were being made to improve the information department’s efficiency, and its coordination with the major stake holders of the media industry, including the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors. Barrister Wahab was addressing the ‘Meet the Editors’ session held under […]

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PPF welcomes the release of Radio Director in North Kivu

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Bruno Tshibala, Prime Minister of Democratic Republic of the Congo has welcomed the release of Emmanuel Tusenge Sebazungu, director of Radio Umudiho FM, after being held hostage for six days by unidentified armed men. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter welcomed the release and urged […]

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PPF condemns assault and online abuse of journalists in Papua New Guinea

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Peter O’Neill, Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea (PNG) has expressed concern over the attack on PNG journalist Ms. Dorothy Mark and online abuse of Samoan journalist Ms. Lani Wendt Young. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter, condemned the attack on PNG journalist Ms. Mark and […]

Media Safety, Protest Letters by PPF


Minister damaged reporter’s cellphone

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The Minister of Railways and leader of Awami Muslim League (AML) Shaikh Rasheed was accused of destroying the cellphone of a cameraman in the afternoon of August 22. Aqib, a cameraman of Channel 24 along with a reporter, was present at Lal Haveli residence of Rasheed in Rawalpindi for the recording of an Eid programme. […]

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Gunmen rob journalist of cash

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ISLAMABAD: A journalist and his brother were robbed at gunpoint near Rawalpindi’s Raheemabad locality in airport police jurisdiction early Tuesday morning Ihsan Bukhari, the victim, says he and his brother were returning from Khanna Pul after purchasing a sacrificial goat in the wee hours of Tuesday when two gunmen on a bike intercepted their rickshaw […]

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PPF condemns attack on Brazilian reporter Adenilson Miguel

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Michel Temer, President of Brazil has expressed concern over the attack on Brazilian reporter Adenilson Miguel on August 9. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter condemns this incident and urged authorities to immediately take action against those responsible and ensure the safety of Miguel […]

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SHO punished for manhandling media team in Khairpur

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KHAIRPUR: The station house officer (SHO) of the B-Section police station in Khairpur was on Monday booked in a terrorism case and suspended to face a departmental inquiry after protests in several cities over his alleged act of manhandling a media team earlier in the day. Rallies and demonstrations were held by media personnel in […]

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CPNE media safety and security committee formed

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KARACHI: Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) announces the Media Safety and Security Committee. The Media Safety and Security Committee ‘s purpose and its set responsibilities and format to work and find out unanimous solutions to the security problems being faced by the Editors, media groups and their employees in the present Law and Order […]

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PPF concerned over the attack on Gambian Journalists

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of Gambia expressed concern over the attack on two journalists. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali urges the government of Gambia to investigate the incident and ensure the rights and safety of journalists. He also stated that other political parties need to […]

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Attack on journalist protested

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MINGORA: Journalists protested against the attack on the house of a colleague here on Wednesday. Chanting slogans, the protesters condemned the attack on the house of Imran Khan who was working for a private news channel. Addressing the protesters, Essa Khankhel, Shireenzada, Syed Shahabuddin and others asked the government to provide security to the journalist […]

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Journalist missing since July 13

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Zaibdar Marri, president of the Kohlu Press Club and correspondent of the Express News has been reported missing since July 13, 2018. Zaib’s family is concerned for his safety and has been unsuccessful in determining ascertaining his whereabouts. Kohlu is a district in the restive province of Balochistan where a simmering separatist insurgency has resulted instability […]

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