Islamabad Court approves five day physical remand of blogger Asad Ali Toor

Islamabad Court approves five day physical remand of blogger Asad Ali Toor

An Islamabad district and session court on Tuesday granted the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) five-day remand of journalist Asad Ali Toor in a case pertaining to an online campaign against the judiciary. In January, the car­e­taker government had formed a five-member joint investigation team (JIT) to “ascertain facts behind a malicious social media campaign” against the judiciary…

Arshad Sharif’s killing was not accident: Investigation by Kenyan TV asserts

Arshad Sharif’s killing was not accident: Investigation by Kenyan TV asserts

Kenya’s NTV says journalist’s killing in October last year was well-planned murder The killing of senior journalist Arshad Sharif in October last year was a well-planned murder, which left both Pakistan and Kenya looking at each other suspiciously, NTV Kenya reported on Monday. “One year after the gruesome murder of celebrated Pakistani journalist Arshad Sharif,…

TV anchor Imran Riaz Khan ‘safe at home’ after being missing for over 4 months

TV anchor Imran Riaz Khan ‘safe at home’ after being missing for over 4 months

Anchorperson Imran Riaz Khan — who had been missing for more than four months — is now “safe at home”, Punjab Inspector General (IG) Dr Usman Anwar confirmed to Dawn.com on Monday. Sialkot District Police Officer (DPO) Hassan Iqbal and Riaz’s lawyer, Mian Ali Ashfaq, also confirmed the development to Dawn.com. Riaz — a YouTuber…

Senior journalist Jan Moha­mmad Mahar shot dead in Sukkur

Senior journalist Jan Moha­mmad Mahar shot dead in Sukkur

SUKKUR: Jan Moha­mmad Mahar, a senior journalist associated with a Sindhi newspaper Kawish and its TV channel KTN , was shot dead by armed men in Sukkur city of Sindh province.According to reports, the senior journalist and Kawish Television Network (KTN) Sukkur bureau chief was shot several times after leaving the broadcaster’s offices after 9.15…

Journalist Ghulam Asghar Khand shot dead in Khairpur district of Sindh province

Journalist Ghulam Asghar Khand shot dead in Khairpur district of Sindh province

KHAIRPUR:( August 7,2023) Ghulam Asghar Khand, associated with the Sindhi Daily Sobh, was  attacked and killed in Ahmadpur town of Khairpur district  of Sindh province . According to reports unknown men riding motorcycles approached the journalist while he was at his guest house in the locality of Ahmadpur, before firing at him.  The journalist received…

RMNP WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY        ROUNDTABLE

RMNP WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY ROUNDTABLE

” The Role of Free Media as Defenders and Drivers of Human Rights in Pakistan” MAY 3, 2023 Press Freedom Organization Rural Media Network Pakistan (RMNP) organized World Press Freedom Day Roundtable  entitled ” The Role of Free  Media as Defenders and Drivers of Human Rights in Pakistan” .It was held on  May 3,2023 in…