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Remembering a journalist

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Sometime in the middle of December 2012 journalist Saifur Rehman informed me via Facebook about the escalating threats that journalists faced in Balochistan. “Buddy, now an extremist group has just repeated its threat to journalists in Quetta. It has threatened to target journalists if news about them is not given space.” I did not know […]

The media in Balochistan

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Balochistan continues to bleed and remains in the clutches of retrogressive tribalism, brutal multidimensional state and non-state militarism. It is also stymied by the curse of cronyism, rampant crime, and a damning collusion among the ruling elites to pursue and preserve their vested interests. All this bears down heavily on the press as well, manifest […]

Slain journalist’s wife given Rs1m cheque

By: Saleem Shahid QUETTA: Chief Secretary of Balochistan Babar Yaqoob Fateh gave a cheque of Rs1 million to the widow of Abdul Haq Baloch on behalf of Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Saturday. Abdul Haq Baloch, the general secretary of the Khuzdar Press Club, was working for ARY TV channel when he was gunned […]

Reopening of Khuzdar Press Club lauded

ISLAMABAD: The Press Council of Pakistan has welcomed the reopening of Khuzdar Press Club after two-and-a-half months of closure due to security of working journalists. In the face of worsening law and order situation, the PCP has already taken serious note of the safety and security for journalists of Balochistan and has constituted a three-member […]