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PFUJ forms NAC to fight for workers’ rights

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Three factions of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) on Monday constituted a National Action Committee to fight for the media workers’ rights, including delay in salaries, retrenchment and freedom of the press. “We will not allow the government and media owners to target the workers,” said the representatives of all the three factions […]

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Journalists show solidarity with Hussain Naqi

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ISLAMABAD: National Press Club (NPC) was live with sentiments of love and respect for pride of journalism in Pakistan, Hussain Naqi. Senior and junior mediapersons clapped, embraced and adored him with shower of rose petals on his arrival. Naqi was the chief guest at the NPC in the reception organised by the Club as well […]

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Journalists stage sit-in over KPC intrusion

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KARACHI: Journalist community on Friday staged the sit-in outside Governor’s House to protest against the intrusion of security men in plain clothes in the Karachi Press Club (KPC) and demanded of the authorities to bring the culprits to book. It is pertinent to mention here that number of gunmen in plainclothes reached the KPC in […]

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Journalists plan protest on Oct 9 against curbs on press freedom

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ABBOTTABAD: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (Afzal Butt group) has given a nationwide call for protest on Oct 9 against mass-scale retrenchments in the media, non-payment of salaries, unannounced censorship by state institutions, intimidation of journalists by state actors and registration of treason cases against journalists. The PFUJ, an umbrella organisation of various media […]

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Senate panel to take up bill on journalists’ safety

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ISLAMABAD: A Senate committee will take up on Monday (tomorrow) a four-year-old bill, aimed at providing protection and relief to journalists, but also containing a controversial clause about disclosure of source of information. The Journalists Protection and Welfare Bill 2011, suggesting steps to be taken by the government to provide social benefits and protection to […]

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PFUJ to stage protest in front of Parliament House today

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) on Monday called upon All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS), Council for Pakistan Newspapers Editors (CPNE) and Pakistan Broadcasters’ Association (PBA) to extend their support to protest sit-in to be staged in front of the Parliament House on December 8 against non-provision of security to the media houses by […]

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Thug robs Media Times Group Coordination Editor Raja Riaz

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LAHORE: An armed dacoit deprived Raja Riaz, Group Editor Coordination, Media Times Limited, of valuables, ornaments and mobile phones in the Samanabad Police Station area on the night between Wednesday and Thursday. The incident occurred when Raja Riaz was coming from the office with his family, Nosheen Naqvi, Associate Producer, ARY Television, and two-year-old son […]

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Journalists reject Dharna, container politicians

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ISLAMABAD: The journalists’ community and civil society organisations on Friday maintained that Pakistan couldn’t face more political crisis so the ‘Dharna’ forces should not destabilise the democratic process and instead adopt constitutional ways and means to resolve the political issues to the satisfaction of all the stakeholders. Addressing on the fourth day of “Pro-Democracy” camp […]

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Pervaiz assures journalists to resolve their problems

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Pervaiz Rashid assured the journalists on Tuesday that the government was sincere in resolving their problems and would take all possible steps to facilitate them. “Soon after coming to power our government completed the process of formation of 8th Wage Board Award. Now I assure you that we […]

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Journalists to protest attack on Express office

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KARACHI: The journalists’ community will hold a countrywide protest against Monday evening’s attack on the Express Media Group office. In Karachi, the representatives and members of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) and other supporters will gather outside the press club at 4pm and protest the second attack on the Express media office. The […]

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PFUJ demands effective, strict steps to end culture of impunity

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KARACHI: Pakistan is known as one of the most dangerous place for journalists and the culture of impunity is posing a major threat to them, which needs to be addressed at the earliest. This was stated by President Rana Azeem and Secretary General Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists, Amin Yousuf in a statement issued here […]

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PFUJ demands immediate release of kidnapped journalist of Shikarpur

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Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists has strongly condemned the kidnapping incident of a Journalist Asghar Ali Thaheem from his way to home from District Larkana of Sindh and demanded his recovery within in 48 hours. Asghar Ali Thaheem is a resident of Dakhan Village of District Shikarpur and was on his way to home on […]

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Journalists stage rally against Nov 3 emergency

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists on Monday held a protest rally from National Press Club to the Parliament to observe black day of November 3, 2007 when dictator Musharraf imposed emergency in the country and put a ban on free voice of media. The rally was led by Afzal Butt, claimed to be President […]

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Nov 3 emergency Lawyers, media men observe black day

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ISLAMABAD: Lawyers across Pakistan observed November 3 as a black day against the imposition of emergency, promulgation of PCO and sacking of Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry by former president Pervez Musharraf in 2007. Media persons also carried out protests against the November 03, 2007 action of Pervez Musharraf outside the Karachi Press Club. The legal […]

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