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IG asked to take stern action against harassment

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KARACHI: A social activist on Sunday demanded of Inspector General of Police Sindh to take stern action against two persons Koral Kori and Nadeem Ujjan for harassing a respectable citizen Mumtaz Khuhro by issuing fake news and lodging false cases against him. He said in a statement: “We held a protest demonstration on Razidero Bypass […]

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NewsOne journalist survives attack by gunmen, wife critically injured

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ISLAMABAD: Zeeshan Shamsi, a reporter with NewsOne Television and son of senior journalist and former PFUF Secretary General C R Shamsi, along with his family was attacked Sunday by unidentified assailants in Sialkot. He miraculously remained unhurt but his wife, Saima Zeeshan, received two bullets in her chest during the indiscriminate firing. She was rushed […]

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Journalism, an unappreciated profession

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Pakistan is said to be one of the top ranking deadliest countries for journalism. The current unstable political and social conditions of Pakistan show that there is a dire need of intellectuals in the society to raise their voice. In Pakistan journalists are attacked, their offices are burnt and they face life threats. It is […]

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Attack on journalists condemned

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LAHORE: Ignoring instructions of their leadership, activists of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf misbehaved with the team of a media house during coverage of PTI’s shutter-down call for the provincial metropolis. They tossed bottles and gravel on known anchorperson Sana Mirza, Sohail Warraich and reporters Jawad Malik, Ameen Hafeez and Ahmed Fraz of GeoNews besides using slingshots […]

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Stories on Sita White, narcotics use,alleged affair with 21-year-old, other comments and programmes caused Imran’s annoyance: Jang, Geo Group

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KARACHI: The spokes person of the Jang/Geo Group has rejected the allegations levelled by Mr. Imran Khan against the Group and has stated that these unfounded and baseless allegations have been repeated many times and the answers to his mindless tirades are available on the Group’s website. Mr. Imran Khan seems to have taken a […]

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Media workers set up camp against sackings

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PESHAWAR: Media workers held a demonstration here on Monday to protest against the sacking of journalists and delay in payment of salaries by various media houses and urged the government to help release their dues. They set up a protest camp at the press club and raised slogans against the media outlets that had failed […]

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Police and protestors attack media in Pakistan

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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) strongly condemn a series of brutal attacks and manhandling of journalists by state security forces and protesters during the ongoing political protests in Islamabad, Pakistan, today and on Saturday. The IFJ and the PFUJ also express concern over the escalating […]

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Two Journalists, a media worker shot dead in Quetta

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Two journalists and an accountant were shot dead, when unidentified assailants attacked the offices of “Online” news agency on August 28, 2014 in Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province. Those killed included Irshad Mustoi, Bureau Chief, Abdul Rasool Khajjak, reporter and Muhammad Younas, accountant. They were working in their office when armed men barged in […]

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12 basic questions about probe into attack on Hamid Mir

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ISLAMABAD: A majority of journalists are sure that the judicial commission set up by the prime minister will never be able to find the real culprits involved in the attack on senior journalist Hamid Mir and the following 12 major questions are boggling their minds. The questions haunting the minds of media persons and working […]

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PCP condemns attacks on journalists

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Islamabad: Press Council of Pakistan (PCP) has vehemently condemned recent attack on residence of Daily Express bureau chief Peshawar Jamshed and life threats to renowned journalist Imtiaz Alam, terming it a blatant and outrageous act against freedom of expression that shows total disbelief in the free functioning of the press. This was stated in a […]

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Cop tortures journalist inside KP Assembly

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PESHAWAR: A policeman on Friday beat Khyber Union of Journalists Senior Vice President Mohammad Naeem black and blue inside the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly building here using butt of official rifle. Mr Naeem was later shifted to the Lady Reading Hospital, where doctors said the journalist had a fracture of shoulder and breathing problems mainly due […]

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Pakistan Press Foundation condemns attack on Argentinian press team

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), an independent non-governmental institution committed to promoting and defending freedom of expression is concerned over attack on Argentinian press team by the supporters of an official at Brazilian airport. Quoting the information from Foro de Periodismo Argentino (FOPEA), PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in a letter to the President of […]

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Pakistan Press Foundation condemns attack on journalists in Mexico

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), an independent non-governmental institution committed to promoting and defending freedom of expression is concerned over attack on journalists by people linked to People’s Unity Party (PUP) in Oaxaca on 1 January, 2014. Quoting the information from ARTICLE 19: Global Campaign for Free Expression, PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in a […]

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Journalists unhappy with inquiry committee formed to probe murder

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SUKKUR: The journalist fraternity is unhappy with the inquiry committee formed to probe the murder of senior journalist, Shan Dahar, and want competent officials instead. A large group of journalists held a gathering in Jinnah Bagh, outside Larkana Press Club, on Sunday. They demanded, once again, the arrest of the men behind the killing and […]

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