Category Archives: Balochistan

Am I a traitor?

There are two types of traitors. The first type joins hands with foreign enemies and helps enslave his own people. Among the most prominent names…

State Of Media In Pakistan Report 2014

Media Fight Against Impunity Picks Pace in Pakistan   ISLAMABAD, May 2, 2014: Murders of journalists, assassination attempts against senior journalists, fatwas against media, the…

Hamid Mir Shot & Wounded In Karachi

Freedom Network [FN] has demanded independent investigation into the attack on senior TV anchorperson Hamid Mir, one of the strongest supporters of press freedom and…

Hamid Mir Is Attacked In Karachi

Senior journalist and Geo news’ ‘Capital Talk’ show host Hamid Mir is attacked in Karachi minutes after reaching from Islamabad on Saturday (April 19, 2014)….

Monthly E-Bulletin For March

Monthly E-Bulletin For March   March 01: An anti-terrorism court in Sindh convicts six killers of Geo News report Wali Khan Babar.   March 5:…

Reporting From Hell

Media in Pakistan entered 2014 under the old threat to journalists’ lives. Caught in bloody crossfire between blind state power and extremist terror, journalism has…

Final Call For The Media

An attack on Express Media Group’s Karachi office on December 2, 2013, is a direct assault on “Freedom of the Press.” It is not simply…

Alliance Condemns Attack On Express Group Offices

Alliance for Access, a nationwide coalition of civil society organizations, corporations, media houses, telecommunication companies, academics, and student groups to promote open access in Pakistan,…

Freedom Network Joins ‘Alliance For Access’

KARACHI: Freedom Network [FN], Pakistan’s first media watchdog organization, joined November 7 the Alliance For Access, a nationwide coalition of civil society organizations, corporations, media…

Killing The News To Stay Alive

It is not easy to be a journalist in Pakistan’s volatile southwestern province Baluchistan.   More than two dozen journalists have either been killed in…

We Are Killing Journalists

Investigative journalist Ali K. Chishti had a nightmare in Karachi on evening of August 30, 2013. He had been traumatized after being roughed up for…

The Third Front

  There aren’t any obvious parallels in the cases of FATA journalist Hayatullah’s murder and the Baluchistan authorities’ action against ARY TV. On the surface,…

Terrorism Case Against ARY Withdrawn

Baluchistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baluch withdrew Tuesday (August 27, 2013) a First Information Report (FIR) registered against private ARY News TV channel for…