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‘Editors for Safety’ expresses concern over attacks on media by supporters of some religious organisations

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‘Editors for Safety’, an organisation of newspaper editors and heads of television channels working for safety and security of journalists, has expressed it’s serious concern on a series of attacks on journalists and television crews in different cities by supporters of some religious organisations during today’s protest rallies. Reports from Lahore, Karachi, Hyderabad and some […]

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Journalist manhandled and briefly detained by police

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On 20 December, 2015 Muhammad Ansar, a reporter of Aaj News television channel was manhandled by police for covering the allegedly illegal closing down of sugar mills in Tando Muhammad Khan, a district in the southern part of Sindh province in Pakistan. Police tried to prevent Ansar from filming the protest of laborers. Police also […]

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‘Journalists yet to appear before KU body probing protest coverage fracas’

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Karachi: An inquiry committee formed to probe the manhandling of three media personnel while covering a protest at the University of Karachi (KU) against the high-handedness of Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba (IJT) last week, failed to submit its report due on Friday, November 6, because journalists did not cooperate with it, The News learnt. Since the committee […]

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