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Pakistani university helps traumatized journalists

Pakistan Press Foundation

Mental health carries a stigma in Pakistan, but one team is fighting the taboo to help journalists traumatized by their work covering the front line of the country’s battle with terrorists. Mental health carries a stigma in Pakistan, but one team is fighting the taboo to help journalists traumatized by their work covering the front […]

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Target killings of Sikhs to be raised in parliament

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: After being pushed onto the back foot as a result of the Zarb-e-Azb operation, militants have found a new way to get media coverage — targeting member of minority communities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P). The target killing of Sikhs in parts of K-P has become a serious concern for Pakistani Sikhs. “It is a […]

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Pakistani journalists under threat

Pakistan Press Foundation

Approaching the third anniversary of the murder of Saleem Shahzad, a Pakistani journalist killed as he investigated the murky relationship between the ISI and Al-Qaeda, little progress has been made with the investigation. In many ways, Shahzad’s case signifies the challenge in Pakistan: brave journalists who face threats from non-state and state actors, and a […]

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Social media a key element for terror groups: study

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WASHINGTON: Al Qaeda and other terrorist groups have expanded their online presence with increased use of social media, creating new challenges for thwarting attacks, said a study released on Wednesday. The study released by the Woodrow Wilson Centre’s DC Commons Lab found terrorist groups have moved their online presence to outlets such as YouTube, Twitter, […]

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