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Killing of journalist

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THE murder in Kohat of Hafeezur Rehman, chief editor of a local weekly newspaper and the president of the cable TV network owners association, appears to be yet another chapter in the saga of violence against this country’s journalists. While it may be too soon to authoritatively say that he was targeted as a result […]

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Journalists protest colleague’s murder

KHAR: Media persons in Bajaur on Wednesday organised a protest demonstration against the murder of their colleague, Mohammad Zaman Mehsud, in Tank district, and demand arrest of his killers. The protest was staged outside the press club here where members of civil society and workers of political parties were also present. The journalists expressed concern […]

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Tribal journalists quit reporting from volatile areas

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ISLAMABAD – Naseer Azam Mehsud, a journalist covering the militancy-hit areas for his Islamabad-based private television channel, has quit reporting from his bureau in Dera Ismail Khan and has taken refuge in the federal capital following threats from Taliban. Naseer Mehsud left his family members in Dera Ismail Khan and rushed to Islamabad only to […]

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HRW urges Pakistan to bring killers of Zaman Mehsud to justice

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New York: Pakistani authorities should conduct a prompt and impartial investigation into the killing of journalist and rights monitor Zaman Mehsud, said Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Thursday. Gunmen fatally shot Mehsud on November 4, while he was riding his motorcycle in the Tank, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. “We killed him because he was writing against us. […]

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PFUJ denounces journalist Zaman’s killing

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Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) on Wednesday condemned the killing of another journalist Zaman Mehsaud, who was shot dead in Tank District on Wednesday. Zaman, who hailed from South Waziristan, was coming to Tank city from his hometown Gomel on his motorcycle when unidentified people opened fire at him. He was shifted to District […]

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Journalists protest colleague’s murder

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KHAR: Media persons in Bajaur on Wednesday organised a protest demonstration against the murder of their colleague, Mohammad Zaman Mehsud, in Tank district, and demand arrest of his killers. The protest was staged outside the press club here where members of civil society and workers of political parties were also present. The journalists expressed concern […]

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Journalist shot dead in Tank

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TANK: Tribal journalist and human rights activist Mohammad Zaman Mehsud was gunned down in an ambush in Tank, southern district of Khyber Pakhtun­khwa, on Tuesday, only a day after the International Day of End Impunity Against Journalists was observed the world over. Police and witnesses said that Zaman Mehsud was going to Tank from Gomal […]

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Taliban claim responsibility for killing of tribal journalist in Pakistan

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On the morning of 3 November 2015, one day after the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, journalist Zaman Mehsud was killed when unidentified gunmen opened fire on his motorcycle in Tank, a district in Khyber Pahktunkhwa province, Pakistan. According to Reuters news agency, the Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack. Taliban […]

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