E-Bulletin For February 2016

February 2016

Feb 02: Several journalists were wounded during clashes between police, rangers and PIA employees in Karachi.

Feb 07: Three shots were fired outside C42 TV channel in Lahore. No damage nor loss of life is reported.

Feb 06: TV journalist Ms Bushra Qamar is injured in suicide attack in Quetta, Balochistan. She was not the target but was at wrong place at wrong time.

Feb 12: Group trying to break Hyderabad prison to free convicted killer of American journalist Daniel Pearl was arrested, army spokesman Lt.-Gen Asim Bajwa tells news conference in Karachi.

Feb 24: Pakistan revives ‘Defence Censorship Committee’ to censor electronic media in the name of ‘national interest.’ http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/100619-Censorship-Committee-on-Defence-Planning-revived

Feb 26: The Steering Committee members of Pakistan Journalists Safety Fund (PJSF) meets Zaffar Abbas, convener of ‘Editors for Safety’ in Karachi to collaborate on journalists’ safety.

Feb 29: Mumtaz Qadri, convicted killer Salman Taseer, Daily Times publisher and governor of Punjab, was hanged in Rawalpindi prison early Monday morning. http://www.dawn.com/news/1242637/taseers-killer-mumtaz-qadri-hanged

 

 

 

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