E-Bulletin For June 2015

June 2015

Journo Zafarullah Jatak

Late journalist Zafarullah Jatak

June 01: Azad Kashmir government bans Geo News channel in the Pakistan-administered region over a map controversy not showing the region as ‘part of Pakistan.’

June 06: Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar bursts at Riaz Thaeem of daily Nai Baat newspaper during a post-budget briefing in Islamabad saying “get him out.” http://www.zemtv.com/2015/06/06/bahir-nikalo-is-ko-ishaq-dar-blasted-on-journalist-for-asking-the-question-during-budget-b/

June 09: Punjab government imposes 19.5 percent tax on Internet use in the province. http://www.bbc.com/urdu/science/2015/06/150609_punjab_internet_tax_zs

June 13: Rangers pick up Mashaal Radio journalist Zafar Karimi while smashing residence’s doors.

June 15: Paramilitary force Rangers release Mashaal Radio journalist Zafar Karimi keeping him detained for 40 hours.

June 28: Journalist Zafarullah Jatak, working for Intekhab newspaper, is shot dead inside his home in Usta Muhammad town in Jaffarabad district of Balochistan. Cause of murder is under investigation.

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