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IFJ launches ‘gender and media in Pakistan’ report

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The International Federation of Journalists has issued its “Asia-Pacific media through a gender lens” report on the International Women’s Day on Sunday which focuses on working conditions of women journalists living in Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Vanuatu, Malaysia, Nepal and Cambodia. The report about Pakistan was unveiled at the Karachi Union of Journalists (KUJ) office […]

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PCOMS, CPDI to host conference

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Coalition on Media Safety (PCOMS) and the Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) are hosting a two-day international conference on January 27-28 to discuss the issue of impunity and growing insecurity of journalists in Pakistan. Pakistan is one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists and over a […]

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Hard country for media

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AS the year drew to a close, there was yet another reminder of the dangers that stalk those whose profession demands that the truth be told. On Wednesday, the International Federation of Journalists released its 24th annual list of journalists and other media persons who have died in work-related targeted or crossfire incidents, showing that […]

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Pakistan ‘most dangerous country for media’ in 2014

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BRUSSELS: The International Federation of Journalists has termed Pakistan the most dangerous country for media, with 14 journalists killed in the country in 2014 alone. The overall number of journalists who died in targeted killings, bomb attacks or shootings around the world rose to 118 in 2014 from 105 the year before, IFJ said. Another […]

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Pakistan most dangerous country for journalists: IFJ

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BRUSSELS- The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today said “Pakistan is the most dangerous country for journalists in the world.” In 2014 only, “14 journalists and media workers have been killed in Pakistan, many more threatened, intimidated and attacked.” The IFJ’s Asia Pacific acting director Jane Worthington in a statement said “the situation has undoubtedly […]

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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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World condemns impunity while another Pakistan assassination takes toll to 14

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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) deplore the brutal assassination of a journalist in Sindh province yesterday and demand the immediate arrest and persecution of the murderers. The IFJ said Pakistan leads its global death toll as the most dangerous country for journalists and media […]

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Nawaz Sharif #whatareyoudoing? – IFJ/SAMSN call on leader for action

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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) expresses solidarity with its affiliate the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) in their call to end the impunity and defend press freedom and has begun a month long campaign to push Pakistan’s leaders into action against impunity for crimes against journalists. A delegation led by PFUJ former president […]

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Journalist detained for reporting on political corruption in Pakistan

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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) express concerns over the detention of a senior journalist and blogger in tribal area of Waziristan, Pakistan on Monday October 28, 2014. According to reports, Shehryar Mehsud, a columnist at the Urdu daily Akhbar-e-Khyber, was arrested on the orders […]

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Pakistan suspends ARY News TV licence

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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) in strongly critcising the decision by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PERMA) to suspend the broadcasting license of ARY News TV channel on October 20, 2014. The PERMA said the 15-day suspension of license was effective immediately and also imposed […]

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Two journalists assassinated in separate incidents in Punjab, Pakistan

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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) in strongly deploring the murders of two journalists in two separate incidents in Hafizabad, Punjab province, in recent days. With the tally of journalists killed in Pakistan now reaching 13 this year, the IFJ has demanded that the Pakistan […]

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Pakistan union demands government upholds landmark sexual harassment case

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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) in strongly condemning a long-running sexual harassment case of a female journalist by an official of the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) and welcomes the successful prosecution of the perpetrator as a victory against the impunity of sexual harassment […]

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Pakistan Opposition leader Imran Khan condemns attacks on media

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The IFJ welcomes the outcome of a of a meeting between the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) and the chairman of opposition party Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan, on Friday, September 19, to draw attention to the recent attacks on journalists and media across Pakistan at opposition party rallies. The PTI has been demonstrating […]

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Shots fired at home of senior leader of Pakistani journalists’ union

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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) reiterates its serious concerns towards safety of journalists in Pakistan after the senior leader of the IFJ affiliate, the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), had shots fired at his home this week. Unidentified people fired shots at the home of Rana Mohammad Azeem, the Lahore-based president of the […]

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