Category Archives: Blog

Media in former FATA region needs support

By Ibrahim Shinwari With the newly merged seven tribal districts still in transition after the passage of 25th Constitutional Amendment in May 2018, the local…

Afghanistan – A Hard Country For Journalists

Anees Ur Rehman Journalists in Afghanistan work under extremely difficult circumstances and regularly face violence, threats, and intimidation that prevent them from carrying out their…

“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…

Why Do You Need a Free Media?

Hamid Mir Do you know that only 13 percent of the world population enjoys a free press? According to Freedom House report “Press Freedom in…

Demand For RTI Extension To FATA

Hanif Ullah Anwar Ullah Khan from Bajaur agency is an old hand at journalism. He has the experience of working for both national and international…

My Bloody Fight For Right To Know

Exclusive blog for Freedom Network by journalist HAMID MIR marking the first anniversary of the murderous attack on him for his journalism work Hamid Mir…

Forgetting Safety Basics, Again?

Story of an AFP photojournalist By Mazhar Abbas A bullet was found in an envelope in his car parked outside the Karachi Press Club in 2007….