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Siraj condemns journalists’ killings

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QUETTA: Jamaat-e-Islami chief Sirajul Haq on Sunday condemned the killings of renowned journalists, Irshad Mastoi and Abdur Rasool Khajak, in Quetta and journalists across the country. Sirajul Haq arrived at the Quetta Press Club and expressed his condolence with the families of Irshad Mastoi and Abdur Rasool Khajak and the journalist community. He said journalists […]

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Journalists demand arrest of men behind Express workers’ killings

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SUKKUR: Journalist fraternity across upper Sindh staged protest demonstrations on Thursday against the killings of journalists and the failure of the government to arrest the culprits. The strike was in response to a call by the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists. In Sukkur, scores of journalists, led by the Sukkur Union of Journalists (SUJ) president, […]

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Journalists walk out of House press gallery

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QUETTA: Journalists staged a walkout from Balochistan Assembly’s proceedings on Saturday to register their protest against the targeted killings of Express News employees. A technician, driver and a guard were shot dead when the channel’s stationary DSNG van was ambushed in Karachi on Friday. Journalists raised slogans against the killings, terming it an attack on […]

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No to impunity

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LAHORE: To mark International Day to End Impunity, which is being celebrated for the third year running on November 23, Reporters Without Borders is publishing 10 portraits of journalists and bloggers whose murders have not been solved or have not led to the conviction of their perpetrators and instigators. “Acts of violence against journalists and […]

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New campaign seeks to end impunity in Russia, Pakistan and Iraq

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With the International Day Against Impunity one month away, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has written to the leaders of Iraq, Russia and Pakistan to urge them and their governments to address the issue of impunity for violence against journalists in their countries. The letters mark the launch of IFJ’s new high profile campaign […]

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Dangerous times

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Four months after the US-led attack on Afghanistan, Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl was abducted in Karachi and beheaded. That was only the first of a large number of murders of journalists we were to see in the coming years. Till a few years ago, no one in the Pakistani media could believe that […]

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