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Ukraine tops journalist death toll this year: report

GENEVA: Ukraine was the world's most dangerous country for journalists in the first six months of this year, media safety body INSI reported on Monday.

 

A total of seven reporters and their assistants were killed in the country, where pro-Russian separatists in eastern regions are fighting government forces, between Jan. 1 and June 30.

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IFJ condemns killing of Palestinian journalist

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned the killing of Palestinian cameraman Khaled Hamad on Sunday 20 July.


According to the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS), Hamad, 25, who worked for the Continue TV production company, was shot dead while covering Israeli military operations in the Shochaeyah Gaza neighborhood. The PJS says that Israeli forces also bombarded the house of journalist Mahmoud Al-Louh, who works

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Freedom and safety of journalists in Gaza must be upheld, says IFJ

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has demanded that Israeli forces respect the rights of journalists in Gaza and has issued a renewed appeal for journalists in the region to take all necessary safety precautions.


The call comes as the Israeli army intensifies its invasion of the Gaza region, with the latest reports saying that Israel is prepared to significantly widen its ground offensive. Last night, Thursday, 17 July, intern

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Freedom and safety of journalists in Gaza must be upheld, says IFJ

Nando's takes on Aamir Liaquat

ISLAMABAD: Nando’s Pakistan Pvt Ltd never missing an opportunity to throw in a witty piece of irreverence (see picture)  just capitalized on the recent stunt the much acclaimed and equally notorious Aamir Liaquat pulled on his recent Ramadan transmission.

 

The much talked about host usually pulls all kinds of spectacles to get more attention and ratings on his show. While last Ramadan was about wrapping snakes around unassu

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KARACHI: A Pakistani journalist jailed in Afghanistan for entering illegally into that country could return home before Eid, media reports said Thursday.

 

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Hamid Mir says he is still getting threats

ISLAMABAD: Hamid Mir, who is in London for treatment, has told BBC World Service Radio that he was still receiving threats not to restart his program.

 


PFUJ protests ARY closure

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) Thursday protested in front of PEMRA offices against the closure of ARY News Television in some cities.

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In 2002, an ordinance was issued by the military government of General Pervez Musharraf to set up the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to “facilitate and regulate” private electronic media.