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Trade unionists hail move to unify PFUJ factions

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KARACHI: A move to unify different factions of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists has infused a new spirit among trade union workers and highlighted the need for bringing all trade unions on a single platform so that the present trend of workers’ exploitation through contract employees could be checked and their due rights could […]

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Move to unify PFUJ factions denied

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The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists headed by Rana Azeem has refuted a news item published in a section of the press about a move to unify various factions of the PFUJ and termed it ‘baseless and concocted’. In a statement, Rana Azeem and Secretary General Amin Yusuf said the factions could unify on the […]

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PFUJ factions move for unification

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ISLAMABAD: The leaderships of all three factions of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) have agreed to unite on one platform. The PFUJ broke up following the imposition of martial law by Gen Zia in 1977 after one group of right wing journalists parted ways with the mainstream and went on to form a […]

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Journalists thrashed by political party activists

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The fresh wave of violence against media and journalists reached Lahore, the capital city of Punjab province where the activists of a political party thrashed journalists with clubs and iron rods injuring many reporters and cameramen at around 5 pm on August 26, 2013. Protest was held by political party activists against alleged rigging in […]

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Pervaiz Shaukat elected adviser to IFJ

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ISLAMABAD: President of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) Pervaiz Shaukat has been elected advisor to International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) by getting overwhelming majority of votes, says a press release on Tuesday. Pervaiz Shaukat secured 3rd position in European world while grabbed first position in Asia Pacific by achieving 243 votes in the elections […]

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‘Restricted movement of foreign journalists’: Ministry implementing directives to discourage propaganda against Pakistan

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Ministry of Interior is implementing its directives on restricted movement of foreign journalists to ensure that propaganda against Pakistan in international media is discouraged which is hampering investment in the country, an official of Interior Ministry said while requesting anonymity. Declan Walsh, a New York Times journalist based in Pakistan for nine years, was handed […]

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