‘Military courts will violate the right to fair trial’

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: Military courts will be a violation of the right to fair trial, an article of a UN convention signed by the Pakistani government, claimed Human Rights Commission of Pakistan chairperson Zohra Yusuf on Saturday. Military courts came under attack as journalists and activists expressed concerns about the fairness of the trials at a seminar […]

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Every sacrifice to be rendered for journalists’ rights: Afzal Butt

Pakistan Press Foundation

MIRPUR: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) President Muhammad Afzal Butt has said that they would not hesitate to render any sacrifice for the rights of the journalist community.He said that the rights of the journalists of Pakistan and Azad Kashmir would be protected fully as they were not tools in the hands of the […]

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Journalist escapes unhurt in SWA attack

Pakistan Press Foundation

WANA: Attacks on journalists and their family members are yet to stop in the militancy-affected tribal areas as unidentified people tried to target another tribal journalist in South Waziristan Agency on Sunday night, but, luckily, he escaped unhurt. Unidentified people planted explosives to the main entrance of the house of tribal journalist Zafar Wazir in […]

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Journalistic freedoms in Pakistan

Pakistan Press Foundation

By: Hassan Naqvi When someone joins the press, they somehow automatically inherit a sense of freedom. They gain access to exclusive parties and private functions. Journalists can get anywhere. Thus, the freedom often leads to a little or a lot of information flow. The freedom of a journalist is the freedom of information. Information is […]

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Link ads to timely payment of journalists’ salaries: Senators

Journalists walk out from Senate in support of their demands By: Ijaz Kakakhel ISLAMABAD: Legislators in the Upper House on Monday asked the government to link advertisements giving to newspapers to the regular payment of salaries to journalists along with their life insurance. The House was told that Pakistan had become the most dangerous country […]

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‘MQM will continue to raise voice for journalists’ right’

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement Co-ordination Committee Deputy Convener Dr Farooq Sattar has said that the MQM would continue to raise its voice for the rights of the journalists’ community as they also belonged to the poor and middle class segments of the society. He expressed these views at a reception given in honour of office-bearers […]

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