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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 […]


Press freedom under serious threat from govts worldwide: IPI

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KARACHI: Governments are increasingly clamping down on press freedom as new laws are being enacted to curtail media independence around the world, while 55 journalists were killed since May last year, according to the International Press Institute (IPI). In a press statement issued on Wednesday, Barbara Trionfi, executive director of the Vienna-based IPI — a […]


Murder of Journalists: Blood money lets culprits go scot-free

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Blood money is considered a stumbling block in the way of bringing to justice the culprits of slain journalists in Sindh southern province of Pakistan. The murder of Amir Bux Brohi and Shahid Hussain Soomro were wound up after out of court settlements were agreed upon blood money between the families of deceased journalists and […]


World Press Freedom Day and Pakistan

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Three days ahead of the World Press Freedom Day, 2109, a reporter has been as killed in Dera Ismail Khan’s Parowa area. Malik Amanullah Khan, who had been the chairman of the Parowa Press Club, was a target in a drive-by shooting near Landa Sharif Adda on Multan-Dera Road. He died at the scene of […]


Journalist Shahzeb Jillani’s pre-arrest bail confirmed by district court

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A district court in Karachi on Tuesday confirmed the interim pre-arrest bail of journalist Shahzeb Jillani in a case pertaining to alleged cyber terrorism, hate speech and defamatory remarks about state institutions. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) had booked Jillani in a case registered under Sections 500 (defamation), 109 (abetment) and 34 (common intention) of […]