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Journalist residence CM takes notice of third consecutive attack

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PESHAWAR: Chief Security Officer (CSO) KP CM, Zaibullah Khan has said that the Chief Minister has taken stern notice of the third consecutive attack and explosion at the residence of the bureau chief of a private news channel, Jamshid Baghwan. The chief minister has expressed concern over the situation and has issued standing orders to […]

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Journalist’s home bombed in Pakistan

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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) in strongly condemning the bomb attack on the home of a journalist in Peshawar, Pakistan on July 2, 2014 – the third attack on the journalist’s home this year. This week’s incident saw unidentified attackers placed a bomb in […]

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Pakistani TV journalist suffers third bomb attack in four months

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A Pakistani journalist escaped unhurt when a bomb exploded outside their home in Peshawar on Wednesday (2 July). It was the third attack on Jamshed Baghwan, the bureau chief of Express News, in four months. He saw men who arrived on a motorcycle planting the bomb, enabling him and his wife enough time to take […]

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House of journalist attacked with explosive device for third time

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The house of Jamshed Bhagwan, Bureau Chief of Express News television channel was attacked with an explosive for third on July 2 in Peshawar, the capital of province Khyber-Pakhtukhuwa. A remote-controlled explosive material was placed by the unidentified men, outside the residence of Bhagwan, and it exploded while the journalist was at home. The Express […]

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Another Bomb Attack on Express News TV’s Peshawar Bureau Chief

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The latest in a nearly year-old string of attacks on Express News personnel and installations Reporters Without Borders condemns today’s bombing of the home of Jamshed Baghwan, Express News TV’s bureau chief in Peshawar. It was the third attempt to target Baghwan and his family with an explosive device since March and the latest in […]

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Bomb explodes outside home of Express News’ Peshawar bureau chief

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Jamshed Baghwan and his wife were leaving their home in the Murshidabad neighborhood in Peshawar on July 2, 2014, when they saw unidentified assailants on motorcycles placing a bomb outside their house, The Express Tribune reported. Baghwan is the Peshawar bureau chief of Express News, a TV channel owned by Express Media Group. The assailants […]

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Despite modest improvement, widespread impunity for killers of journalists in Pakistan: CPJ

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While Iraq topped the list of countries where killings of journalists go unscathed, Pakistan showed a modest improvement with the conviction of six men for the assassination of Wali Khan Babar. CPJ’s (Committee to Protect Journalists) 2014 Global Impunity Index, referring to Wali Khan Babr’s case, noted that Pakistan has shown improvement with regard to […]

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Safety first: 24-hour hotline opened for journalists

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PESHAWAR: The police have established a media hotline at the Central Police Office where journalists can lodge their complaints after receiving threats of various natures. The hotline will be active round the clock and journalists can call the toll free number (0800-00400) any time. After receiving a complaint, the hotline’s operator register it and direct […]

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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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Protest staged to condemn attack on journalist’s house

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PESHAWAR: Local journalists on Monday staged protest on the Sher Shah Suri Road to condemn the grenade attack on the residence of a senior journalist, Jamshed Baghwan. The protestors, who came out from the Peshawar Press Club in a procession, were led by Khyber Union of Journalists (KhUJ) President Nisar Mahmood and Peshawar Press Club […]

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Another attack on journalist’s house

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The house of Jamshed Baghwan, Bureau Chief of “Express News” attacked once again in the early morning of April 6, 2014 at around 6:25am in Peshawar, the capital of Khyber-Pakhtunkhuwa province of Pakistan. On March 19, an improvised explosive device (IED) with two kilograms of explosives was found in front of his house which was […]

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