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“19 April 2014”

By Iqbal Khattak National Press Club in Islamabad was witnessing hectic activity on 6 April. A senior journalist, who himself survived a life attempt, was…

E-Bulletin For March 2017

March 2017 March 06: The Supreme Court allowed anchorperson Dr Aamir Liaquat Hussain to continue with his controversial show “Aisay Nahi Chalay Ga,” but with…

E-Bulletin For February 2017

February 2017 Feb 02: UK watchdog revokes ARY News channel’s license after failing to pay damage suit following the court verdict. http://www.dawn.com/news/1312448/uk-watchdog-revokes-arys-licences Feb 06: Supreme…

Their Master’s Voice

Hamid Mir I still remember the day when an English daily newspaper, owned by late Salman Taseer, the former governor of Punjab, ran a front-page…

E-Bulletin For January 2017

Jan 2017 Jan 04: Bloggers Waqas Goraya and Asim Saeed went missing from Lahore. Jan 06: Salman Haider, a professor at Fatima Jinnah University in…

Trauma And Afghan Journalists

By Iqbal Khattak Violence indicators were soon emerged as I stepped out of Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, capital of war-battered Afghanistan, trying to…

E-Bulletin For December 2016

December 2016 Dec 02: Muhammad Usman, correspondent of Waqt TV channel and Jehan-e-Pakistan newspaper in Dera Ismail Khan, was detained for hours after military officials…

Threats, Attacks, Harassment Media Faced In Nov 2016

Monitoring and Analyzing Threats and Attacks against Media in Pakistan: November 2016 Report by Freedom Network Media Analysis November 2016: harassment & Intimidation Killings, Attacks…

E-Bulletin For November 2016

November 2016 Nov 01: Infuriated Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf workers attack Geo News channel’s satellite van near Swabi during the Imran Khan’s party march towards Islamabad http://www.dawn.com/news/1293594/infuriated-pti-workers-attack-geo-news-van-in-swabi…