E-Bulletin For August 2019

Media Monitoring August 2019

Aug 04: Court issued a notice to anchorperson Najam Sethi on defamation suit filed by PM Imran Khan for passing derogatory remarks against him on his show

https://www.dawn.com/news/1498044/court-issues-notice-to-sethi-over-derogatory-remarks

Aug 11: Journalist Muneeb Ahmad Sahil running newspaper “Piyara Watan” in Karachi is missing as persons in rangers and police picked him from his residence

https://twitter.com/pressfreedompk/status/1160516541085114368

Aug 25: Cameraman of Samaa TV Kamran Khan attacked by Bus Rapid Transit management in Peshawar upon filming the construction

https://twitter.com/pressfreedompk/status/116585166631230668

Aug 27: Journalists in Peshawar protested against the Bus Rapid Transit management and contractors for allegedly beating up journalists performing duty

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/517926-journalists-protest-manhandling-of-colleagues

Aug 29: The cyber crime wing of the Federal Investigation Agency held a TV anchorperson of Sindh TV to interrogate him over accusations of online harassment and blackmail

https://www.dawn.com/news/1502198/fia-interrogates-tv-anchorperson-over-alleged-harassment-blackmail

Aug 30: Mirza Waseem Baig, correspondent of 92 News TV channel, was shot dead by unknown assailants in Sarai Alamgir, District Jehlum. https://92newshd.tv/92-news-correspondent-shot-dead-in-sarai-alamgir/

Aug 30: Jameel Ahmed, a local journalist in Quetta, got injured when unidentified armed men opened fire on him. https://twitter.com/PhilanthropistI/status/1167503828855525377

Online Monitoring

Aug 20: 200 accounts suspended over Kashmir reported to twitter

https://www.dawn.com/news/1500457/200-accounts-suspended-over-kashmir-reported-to-twitter

Aug 21: Arslan Khalid Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s focal person on digital media told arab news only 6 out of 240 suspended Pakistani accounts restored on Twitter

https://twitter.com/mehreenzahra/status/1164259758775382016?s=03

Aug 21: Social media activist Shiraz Khan picked up by police upon raising voice for Pashtuns

https://twitter.com/a_baitanai/status/1164151416790953986?s=03

Aug 26: Twitter received complaint against President of Pakistan Arif Alvi’s tweet on Srinagar lockdown and protests

https://www.dawn.com/news/1501788/twitter-receives-complaint-about-president-alvis-tweet-on-srinagar-says-it-does-not-violate-rules

 

 

 

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