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Becoming Bad News

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Karachi: Asharq Al-Awsat—Fears are growing among Pakistan’s journalists following a recent spate of killings and death threats against media workers in the country that have been linked to the Pakistani Taliban. In response, some journalists have hired bodyguards to accompany them at work, while others have asked their families to leave the country. Perceptions of […]

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SHC CJ directs IG to expedite probe into TV employees’ killing case

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Chief Justice Sindh High Court Justice Maqbool Baqar has ordered the IG Sindh to expedite the pace of investigation into killing case of three employees of a private television were attacked in North Nazimabad area last week. The IG Sindh has been directed to furnish a report in this regard “at the earliest.The incident that […]

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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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PFUJ to observe token hunger strike for protection of journalists, media workers

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KARACHI: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has announced to observe token hunger strike tomorrow (Thursday, 23 January, 2014) throughout the country to protest against non-provision of protection to journalists and media workers. In a press release issued, PFUJ president Rana Azeem and Secretary General Amin Yousaf directed unions of all cities to establish hunger […]

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Citizens express solidarity with Express

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KARACHI: Phones kept ringing in the Express office as citizens called in to denounce the attack on Express News DSNG and the murder of its three workers. Among the callers from various localities of Karachi Faraz from Nazimabad said Taliban want to capture Karachi and they have started harassing people from all walks of life, […]

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