E-Bulletin For April 2015

State of freedom of press and freedom of expression and online freedom in Pakistan during April 2015

April 2015

April 7: Military releases tribal journalist Nasruminallah from North Waziristan after he was detained at Kajori checkpost in Frontier Region Bannu on March 31. No reason was given for his detention.

April 14: Access to LUMS website about news on censoring debate on Balochistan blocked. https://www.google.com.pk/search?q=google&oq=google&aqs=chrome..69i57j69i60l5.2358j0j1&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8#q=Remaping+justice:+on+human+rights

April 14: Fazal Mehmood ‘Mota,’ convict in Geo News channel’s reporter Wali Khan Babar, appeals against his conviction. http://www.dawn.com/news/1175871/convict-in-wali-khan-babar-murder-appeals-against-death-sentence

April 14: Tribal journalist Rasool Dawar, working with Geo News channel as ‘special correspondent’ in Peshawar, was arrested by Gulbahar Police Station and handed over to military intelligence personnel.

April 16: Tribal journalist Rasool Dawar, working with Geo News channel as ‘special correspondent’ in Peshawar who was arrested by Gulbahar Police Station on April 14 and handed over to military intelligence personnel, left Peshawar after threatened to leave the city.

April 24: TTP issues statement to warn Pakistani media against ‘becoming party’ to ongoing conflict with the government of Pakistan.

April 24: The Second Floor (T2F) director Sabeen Mahmud shot dead in Karachi after hosting discussion on Balochistan.

April 29: Assistant professor of Mass Communication at the Karachi University shot dead in Karachi this morning. http://www.dawn.com/news/1178894/ku-professor-shot-dead-in-karachi

 

 

 

 

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