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Late Asma Jehangir: A Vacuum Hard To Fill

Haroon Rashid Pakistan has lost an iconic human rights defender and a brave voice. There can be no two opinions about it. The usual rhetoric…

E-Bulletin For January 2018

January 2018 Jan 04: Federal Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Maryam Aurangzeb informs Senate Sub-Committee on Information and Broadcasting that her government decided…

Journalists Unsafe in Pakistan: Afzal Butt

Afzal Butt, the president of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), has acknowledged that journalists are not safe at all in this country. “They face…

Taha Siddiqui Escapes Abduction In Islamabad

Senior journalist Taha Siddiqui escaped an attempt to abduct him by unidentified armed men in Islamabad, increasingly becoming unsafe city for journalists in the country….

E-Bulletin For December 2017

December 2017 Dec 04: Muttahida Qaumi Movement MPA Anwar Raza allegedly attacked TV crew covering demolition of “illegal” marriage hall in Karachi. Dunya News bureau…

E-Bulletin For November 2017

November 2017 Nov 01: Dalbandin press club in Balochistan was shut down after threats from Balochistan Liberation Front demanding media should report their activities as…

21 Journalists Attacked In Two Months In Pakistan

Mass Media Threats in Balochistan FN Threat Data Analysis – October-November 2017 Twenty-one journalists, including investigative reporter, cameramen and photojournalists, were attacked and injured, two…

Five Tribal Journalists Detained In Landikotal

Paramilitary force detained five tribal journalists and a press club employee after a magnetic bomb was discovered beneath the car they were riding in Landikotal…

E-Bulletin For October 2017

October 2017 Oct 1: Elite Police beat up local Geo TV cameraman Hasnain Qureshi in Dera Ismail Khan city. He was detained for hours before…

E-Bulletin For September 2017

September 2017 Sept 8: Additional district magistrate in Islamabad cancelled declaration of Taas newspaper after a news report about alleged “favouritism” in appointments by commissioner…

Missing Tribal Journalists Return Home

Update – October 17, 2017 The two missing tribal journalists – Shah Nawaz Tarakzai and Islam Gul Afridi – returned home on October 16, 2017, after abduction on…