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Journalist shot dead

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Muhammad Sohail Khan (30), a reporter working for the daily K2 Times and AVT television channel was shot dead in the Hattar area of Haripur on October 16. Haripur is the main city of the Haripur District in the Hazara region of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. Khan was returning after having submitted an application in DPO office about getting threats from local drug dealer Musarat Iqbal, who also happened to be his uncle.  Musarat Iqbal had been arrested as a […]

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Journalist’s family remembers him at first death anniversary

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KARACHI: As the world celebrates the advent of the new year, the family members of journalist Shan Dahar are still trying to come to terms with his death at the hands of alleged gangsters on the same night, last year. For Dahar’s children, New Year festivities have been permanently marred for the rest of their […]

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Seven Pakistani journalists honoured at Newseum memorial re-dedication

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WASHINGTON: The funeral toll pierces the hall like the dying shriek of each of the 82 journalists whose names were read out at a memorial re-dedication at the Newseum in Washington on Monday. Seven Pakistani media men were among those honoured. Pakistan, ‘one of the deadliest countries in the world for journalists,’ saw another seven […]

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