E-Bulletin For August 2019

Media Monitoring August 2019

Aug 04: Court issued a notice to anchorperson Najam Sethi on defamation suit filed by PM Imran Khan for passing derogatory remarks against him on his show


Aug 11: Journalist Muneeb Ahmad Sahil running newspaper “Piyara Watan” in Karachi is missing as persons in rangers and police picked him from his residence


Aug 25: Cameraman of Samaa TV Kamran Khan attacked by Bus Rapid Transit management in Peshawar upon filming the construction


Aug 27: Journalists in Peshawar protested against the Bus Rapid Transit management and contractors for allegedly beating up journalists performing duty


Aug 29: The cyber crime wing of the Federal Investigation Agency held a TV anchorperson of Sindh TV to interrogate him over accusations of online harassment and blackmail


Aug 30: Mirza Waseem Baig, correspondent of 92 News TV channel, was shot dead by unknown assailants in Sarai Alamgir, District Jehlum. https://92newshd.tv/92-news-correspondent-shot-dead-in-sarai-alamgir/

Aug 30: Jameel Ahmed, a local journalist in Quetta, got injured when unidentified armed men opened fire on him. https://twitter.com/PhilanthropistI/status/1167503828855525377

Online Monitoring

Aug 20: 200 accounts suspended over Kashmir reported to twitter


Aug 21: Arslan Khalid Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s focal person on digital media told arab news only 6 out of 240 suspended Pakistani accounts restored on Twitter


Aug 21: Social media activist Shiraz Khan picked up by police upon raising voice for Pashtuns


Aug 26: Twitter received complaint against President of Pakistan Arif Alvi’s tweet on Srinagar lockdown and protests





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