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Pakistani journalist and author Reema Abbasi wins Rajiv Gandhi award     Troops clear PTV building of protesters, transmission resumes     PFUJ seeks action against ministers, IG Islamabad     PFUJ announces countrywide protests following police violence against media     Interior Minister takes notice of police violence against media in Islamabad     Protesters attack Geo offices in Islamabad     Punjab Police targets media workers, several injured     Mashriq employee shot dead in Mardan     Two journalists gunned down in Quetta     PFUJ reunification committee meeting on September 21    

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Honor for Pakistani journalist Reema Abbasi

NEW DELHI: Pakistan's Reema Abbasi, a journalist and author of ‘Historic Temples in Pakistan: A Call to Conscience’, has been declared best literary personality of the year at the 5th Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Awards in New Delhi.

 

Pehchaan, an NGO that works on nurturing the girl child, organized the event. "It started as a guerilla project, Madiha (photographer) and I just heading out on our own to all kinds of te

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Honor for Pakistani journalist Reema Abbasi

Troops clear PTV building of protesters, transmission resumes

ISLAMABAD: Anti-government protesters briefly occupied the PTV Building Monday suspending transmission before troops arrived to clear the offices. The protesters mainly belonging to Pakistan Awami Tehreek took several staffers hostage, beat some of them and broke equipment. Television footage showed the protesters entering the officesand later celebrating and flashing victory signs.


Clashes between the protesters who have been staging a sit f

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Journalists protest murder of colleagues

QUETTA: Journalists in Quetta on Sunday held a rally to mourn the killings this week of three colleagues who worked for the Online International News Network.

 

After marching on various roads, the rally participants gathered at Governor House intersection. The protesters demanded immediate arrest of the killers and expressed anger over the authorities failure in stopping targeted killings of journalists.

 

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PFUJ seeks action against ministers, IG Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) is seeking action against the interior and information ministers and Inspector General Islamabad for police violence against media crews covering PTI and PAT protests.


In this regard an application was submitted with the Secretariat Police Station on Sunday which states that police beat up and injured at least 40 media persons besides damaging seven DSNG vans belonging to various tel

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Protesters attack Geo offices in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The offices of Geo News were attacked in the wee hours of Sunday by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf and Pakistan Awami Tehreek workers that caused damage to the building and a DSN


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Punjab Police targets media workers, several injured

ISLAMABAD: Several media teams were brutally attacked by Punjab Police after Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and Pakistan Awami Tehreek workers clashed with the law enforcers on the Constitut


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Mashriq employee shot dead in Mardan

ISLAMABAD: A 28-year-old employee of Urdu daily Mashriq was shot dead outside his office on Friday, Dawn reported Saturday.


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Two journalists gunned down in Quetta

QUETTA: Undientified assailants gunned down two journalists and an accountant at the Online International News Network in Quetta on Thursday.

 

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Kidnappers free American journalist

Al Qaeda-linked militants in Syria on Sunday freed an American writer missing since 2012 following what officials said were efforts by the Gulf Arab state of Qatar


Courageous and Ethical Journalism Award for Asma

ISLAMABAD: Television talk show host Asma Shirazi has won the 2014 Peter Mackler Award for Courageous and Ethical Journalism. The award ceremony will take place at


Afghanistan orders New York Times reporter to leave

KABUL: Afghanistan on Wednesday ordered a New York Times correspondent to leave the country after he wrote an article saying government ministers a


IFJ condemns brutal murder of American journalist

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has expressed its deep shock following the appalling beheading of US journalist James Foley, who went missing in S


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