Mehmood Mirza | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Editor attacked in Pakistan-administered Kashmir

Pakistan Press Foundation

On March 7, 2014, at least 20 assailants stormed the offices of Chingari, an Urdu-language daily based in Mirpur, Pakistan-administered Kashmir, according to local reports and local press freedom groups, including the Freedom Network and the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists. The attackers dragged the paper’s editor, Shahid Mahmood Mirza, out of his office and […]

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Thrashed : PFUJ, RIUJ condemn attack on journalist

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The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has strongly condemned the thrashing and torturing of a Mirpur-based journalist, allegedly done by workers of a political party. Mehmood Mirza, the editor of an Urdu daily, was allegedly attacked and dragged out of his office in Mirpur by workers of a political party after they stormed the […]

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