Category Archives: FATA

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…

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…

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…

Open Letter to PM Nawaz to End Impunity against Journalists

His Excellency,                                                                                    Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister, Islamic Republic of Pakistan   Subject: Urgent government action to combat impunity against journalists in Pakistan  …

No Military Victories Without Media Support

The Pakistani state has launched its most serious attempt yet to retake North Waziristan Agency (NWA) of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and clear…

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…

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,…