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Rights bodies warn of protest if media attacked

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: A coalition of various non-governmental organisations championing for the rights of the marginalised communities on Thursday condemned the attack on journalist Hamid Mir and committed itself to standing by his family “in this hour of pain and sorrow”. “We believe that the attack on Mr Mir is an attack on the freedom of expression,” […]

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Attack on Hamid Mir

Pakistan Press Foundation

The attempted assassination of TV anchor and journalist Hamid Mir in Karachi on Saturday, April 19, 2014, is a grim reminder of the dangers facing media persons in Pakistan. Not for nothing has it been dubbed the most dangerous country in the world for journalists. Clearly, the schedule and travel plans of Hamid Mir were […]

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Hamid Mir & Media Ethics

Pakistan Press Foundation

The shooting of the high profile journalist and TV personality Hamid Mir on Saturday, led as it rightly should have, to a frenzy in the media. The news channel, Geo News, to which Mir belongs was the frontrunner in reporting after the incident. In a country where the narrative on democracy is newly maturing, the […]

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12 basic questions about probe into attack on Hamid Mir

Pakistan Press Foundation

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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Popular television anchor Hamid Mir shot, injured in Karachi

Pakistan Press Foundation

Hamid Mir, Senior journalist and anchor person of Pakistan’s popular talk show “Capital Talk” on leading television channel “Geo News” was seriously injured in a gun attack on April 19, 2014 at about 5:30 pm in Karachi, the capital city of Sindh province. No case has been registered and no one has claimed the responsibility […]

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