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Arrest of senior journalist: PPP supports protesting Karachi journalists

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KARACHI: Expressing grave concern over the attack on the Karachi Press Club (KPC) and arrest of senior journalist Nasarullah Chaudhry on fabricated charges, Central Information Secretary of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Nafisa Shah on Tuesday said the PPP would raise this issue in parliament and support journalists in their struggle for democratic rights and freedom […]

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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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Journalists protest killing of newspaper worker in Mardan

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MARDAN: Local journalists have condemned the murder of assistant of a newspaper office and demanded the government to hold a judicial inquiry into the incident.The condemnation came at a meeting of the general council of the Mardan Press Club. The speakers said unidentified people entered the office of a local newspaper, took Mohammad Ihsan, assistant […]

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Targeting journalists

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THANKS to political events, in recent months, the narrative about the media in Pakistan has come to resemble the one about politicians: corrupt, compromised and not worth championing. Too much is said about the media’s role in supporting vested interests or furthering various political agendas in exchange for bribes. Not enough is said about the […]

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Journalists show solidarity with colleagues

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PESHAWAR: On the call of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), journalists Sunday staged a protest demonstration against injuring and beating of media persons by policemen in Islamabad. Protesting journalists led by President of Khyber Union of Journalists (KhUJ) Nisar Mehmood, Vice President Mohammad Naeem and President Peshawar Press Club Nasir Hussain severely criticised use […]

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Journalists protest PTI workers ‘misbehaviour’

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LAHORE: Journalists present a local hotel to cover a press conference of the KP CM boycotted the event briefly in protest against the alleged PTI workers’ misbehaviour with a journalist. Some PTI workers misbehaved with senior journalist of an Urdu daily, Syed Shoaib ud Din, over the issue of identity. The journalists preferred to out […]

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Journalists protest colleague’s murder

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PESHAWAR: Journalists from Hazara Division took to the streets on Tuesday, condemning the murder of Ibrar Tanoli and threatened to protest across the province if their demands are not met by March 20. An unidentified assailant shot and critically injured Ibrar Tanoli, a photojournalist, on Sunday. He succumbed to his wounds at Ayub Medical Complex […]

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Government asked to ensure protection to journalists

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The members of Khyber Union of Journalists (KhUJ) staged a protest here on Thursday to condemn the killing of three workers of a private TV channel in Karachi. The protest was led by KhUJ President Nisar Mehmood, General Secretary Tariq Afaq and other senior media persons. The protestors, tying black strips around their arms, urged […]

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Journalists threaten self-immolation

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SUKKUR: Journalists in Badah have threatened self-immolation if the murderers of senior journalist Shan Dahar are not arrested soon. The journalists protested outside Badah Press Club on Monday and were led by its general secretary Iqbal Channa. The protesters strongly condemned the murder and termed it as an attempt to suppress the media. The Karachi […]

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Police, hospital to separately probe journalist’s death

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SUKKUR: Larkana Police DIG and the Chandka Medical College Hospital’s (CMCH) medical superintendent have constituted separate committees to investigate the murder of journalist Shan Dahar. Dahar was shot dead near Badah Press Club on New Year’s Eve. He had been standing at a medical store near the press club when the incident occurred. He was […]

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Protests held against murder of journalist

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KARACHI: Two parallel protests were arranged at the Karachi Press Club on Thursday against the murder of a journalist based in Larkana. The first protest was organised by the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), followed by another held by the Karachi Union of Journalists. Shan Dahr, 45, bureau chief of Ab Tak television channel […]

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Demos held against journalist’s murder

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LARKANA: Protest demonstrations were held by journalists and others here and in several other cities of the province condemning the murder of journalist Shan Dahar and demanding of the government to arrest his murderers immediately. They warned the government that if the killers were not arrested then they would hold demonstrations across the country.Meanwhile, the […]

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Senior journalist shot dead in Larkana

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LARKANA: Senior journalist Zakir Ali, the bureau chief of television news channel Abtak, was shot dead late on Tuesday night in Badah town. Mr Ali, also known as Shan Dahar, was attacked near the Rural Health Centre in Badah while he was coming to Larkana. He was seriously injured and taken to Chandka Medical College […]

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Attack on Express offices: Journalists boycott Senate proceedings, stage protest

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ISLAMABAD: Journalists staged a walkout on Tuesday from parliament’s press gallery against the previous day’s gun and bomb attack on the Express Media Group’s offices in Karachi. The protesting journalists demanded that the government ensure the protection of media personnel and bring the culprits to book. The Express Media Group’s offices in Karachi have been […]

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