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Journalists protest murder of colleague

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QUETTA: The Balochistan Union of Journalists (BUJ) on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration outside the Press Club against the murder of their colleague, Mumtaz Alam, who was killed in Besima and life threats to senior journalist Imtiaz Alam. The protesting journalists, who were carrying placards and banners, chanted slogans in support of their demands. They […]

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Journalist lodges complaint against Kasuri for threats

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ISLAMABAD: A complaint has been lodged with the Secretariat Police Station against Ahmed Raza Kasuri, counsel for Gen. (R) Pervez Musharraf, for threatening journalist during a press talk outside the Special Court. Station House Officer (SHO) confirmed that the complaint was lodged by Ali Sher which had been referred to the legal branch for opinion. […]

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Shame on you, Mr Kasuri

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General Ziaul Haq once threatened if he hanged a few journalists, no one would dare speak against him. He did in fact get three journalists — Khawar Naim Hashmi, Iqbal Jaffery and Nasir Zaidi — flogged. The fourth one was spared on doctor’s advice because he was physically disabled. A few days ago, Ahmad Raza […]

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3 staffers killed in attack on Express

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KARACHI: Gunmen riding on motorcycles shot dead three Express News workers on Friday after ambushing a stationary DSNG van in a busy neighbourhood of Karachi. This was the third and most lethal strike on Express Media Group and its staff in the space of five months. In two previous attacks, the main offices of Express […]

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Fatwa ‘threatens media freedom’ in Pakistan

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WASHINGTON: Media advocacy groups on Friday condemned the renewal of a year-old fatwa naming certain Pakistani media and journalists as “enemies of the Mujahideen”. The fatwa was re-issued on Oct 19 in the form of a post on Twitter. “We condemn this explicit and targeted threat to journalists, which greatly increases the dangers to which […]

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PPF Protests threat to radio broadcasters and journalists

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Pakistan Press Foundation has expressed concern over the closure of two FM Radio stations, Dhrubatara FM and Panchakoshi FM, and four newspapers, Dhamaka Daily, Hamro Teshro Aankha Daily, Ravibar Weekly and Sajha Pratibimbha Weekly in Dailekh District, Nepal. Quoting information from World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC), PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in […]

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