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PTI workers attack Geo News van, reporters, abuse anchorperson

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FAISALABAD: A Geo News digital satellite news gathering (DSNG) van was severely damaged in an attack by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers with stones and sticks at Chowk Ghanta Ghar and Samandari Road, Faisalabad, on Monday. The PTI activists also abused Geo News anchorperson Maria Memon, reporters Irfanullah and Hammad Ahmad and threw sticks at them […]

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Pakistan media staff injured as TV vans attacked

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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) strongly condemn the attacks on Digital Satellite News Gathering (DSNG) equipment of various television stations on Islamabad on Sunday, November 30. A number of unidentified people threw small explosives described as crackers, targeting the DSNG of Dunya News, Dawn News and […]

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Low powered explosives hurled at television channels’ vans, staff injured in Islamabad

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Unknown motorcycle riders hurled low powered explosive devices, commonly called crackers, at digital satellite news gathering (DSNG) vans of private TV channels Dawn News, Dunya News and Abb Tak News at Islamabad on Sunday, November 30 injuring five media professionals. The incident occurred after a political rally, organized by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) when two […]

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Protests in various cities against attacks on channel vehicles

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LAHORE: On the call of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) President Afzal Butt, various journalist bodies including Punjab Union of Journalists (PUJ), Council of Pakistan Press Clubs (CPPC) and Lahore Press Club (LPC) held a protest demonstration here on Monday against cracker attacks on digital satellite news gathering (DSNG) vehicles of private TV channels […]

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Media workers attacked

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IT is well known that for those in the media business, Pakistan is a country full of occupational hazards. Here journalists are ‘advised’, threatened or even killed by a variety of actors if they refuse to toe the line. The attack on media workers in Islamabad on Sunday appears to be part of this pattern […]

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5 media men hurt in cracker attack

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RAWALPINDI: Five media personnel, two of them from DawnNews, were injured and their digital satellite news gathering (DSNG) vans were damaged when two men on a motorcycle hurled crackers at them at the Faizabad interchange here on Sunday night. SSP Islamabad Asmatullah Junego said the target was the DSNG of DawnNews. No-one claimed responsibility for […]

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IFJ calls on Pakistan government, political parties to respect media rights

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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today issued letters to Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, and opposition leaders Imran Khan, of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), condemning their roles in the recent violent attack on journalists and media houses; and urging for immediate action to stem violence being […]

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