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Efforts afoot to get journalists safety bill approved

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By: Noor Aftab ISLAMABAD: The representatives of mainstream political parties on Thursday vowed that draft of the bill would be prepared and get passed in the Parliament to provide complete security and protection to the journalists and their family members. Addressing the meeting of executive council of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) held at […]

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World media body warns of taking Geo issue to UN, EU

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PARIS: International organisation Reporters Without Borders has expressed grave concern over the illegal closure of Geo TV in different cities of Pakistan, warning that if the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) did not stop unilateral action against Jang and Geo, they would raise the issue at the United Nations (UN) and the European Union […]

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Terrorism and journalists

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The Taliban claimed responsibility for killing three Express News TV workers in broad daylight in Karachi on January 18. It was the third attack on the media group. Following the attack a statement was issued by the Taliban warning journalists of dreadful consequences if they kept pursuing the ‘anti-Islamic’ agenda of the government. They also […]

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K-P Journalists protest against attack on Express Media Group employees

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PESHAWAR: Protests were held across the region on Saturday against the deadly attack on a team of Express Media Group’s employees, which resulted in the death of three people on Friday in Karachi. Media representative bodies, Peshawar Press Club (PPC) and Khyber Union of Journalists (KhUJ), held a general body meeting at the press club […]

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Attacks on Express building: PML-F leader moves motion in Sindh Assembly

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KARACHI: Pakistan Muslim League-Functional (PML-F) Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) Nusrat Seher Abbasi has filed an adjournment motion in the Sindh Assembly against the attack on Express Media Group offices. In the motion, she requested Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani to adjourn all proceedings of next assembly session (whenever it is summoned) to discuss the […]

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Slain journalist’s wife given Rs1m cheque

By: Saleem Shahid QUETTA: Chief Secretary of Balochistan Babar Yaqoob Fateh gave a cheque of Rs1 million to the widow of Abdul Haq Baloch on behalf of Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Saturday. Abdul Haq Baloch, the general secretary of the Khuzdar Press Club, was working for ARY TV channel when he was gunned […]

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Journalists protest against Quetta blasts

SUKKUR: Many journalists have lost their lives while doing their jobs. Dozens of journalists belonging to the print and electronic media held a demonstration at the Clock Tower roundabout on Friday, to protest against the bomb blasts in Quetta that killed over 100 people on Thursday. The deceased include Samaa TV’s reporter Saifur Rehman Baloch […]

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