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Ahmed Ali Khan (1924-2007)

Ahmed Ali Khan (1924-2007)

Born in 1924 in Bhopal, Ahmed Ali Khan’s association with Dawn began in Delhi in 1946 and ended in Karachi in 2004. He remained with the newspaper for nearly 42 years — 28 of them as editor/chief editor.

He also served as editor of The Pakistan Times, Lahore.

Khan Saab, as he was known to colleagues and admirers, commanded the highest respect from colleagues and friends as he was an embodiment of integrity, graciousness and professional excellence.

He died in Karachi on March 13, 2007.

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Najam Sethi

Najam Sethi

Najam Sethi is an award-winning journalist and media personality. He is the Editor-in-Chief of The Friday Times, a Lahore-based political weekly. He was previously the Editor of Daily Times and

Altaf Gauhar (1923-2000)

Altaf Gauhar (1923-2000)

Altaf Gauhar was a man of extraordinary versatility, charm and intelligence. He was born in Gujranwala and received his education from the Government College, Lahore, after which he joined All-India Radio

Nasir Zaidi

Nasir Zaidi

On May 13, 1978, four journalists courted arrest at the offices of Musawaat, among them was Nasir Zaidi, a quiet, unassuming and physically frail individual. They were driven away in chains for

Muhammad Ziauddin (1938-2021)

Muhammad Ziauddin (1938-2021)

Muhammad Ziauddin, renowned as a capable and fiercely independent journalist, left a lasting legacy spanning over five decades. Known respectfully as Ziauddin Sahab, he was regarded as one of the last legendary journalists in Pakistan.

Mir Khalil-ur-Rahman (1927-1992)

Mir Khalil-ur-Rahman (1927-1992)

Mir Khalil-ur-Rahman was the Founder and Editor of the Jang Group of Newspapers.. A self-made newspaper magnate he ranks among the most successful newspaper entrepreneurs in Asia.

Safdar Mir (1922-1998)

Safdar Mir (1922-1998)

Born in Lahore, Mohammad Safdar Mir was respected and feared for his encyclopedic knowledge, making his mark as a poet and playwright. He acted on stage in both Bombay and Lahore

Maulana Salahuddin Ahmad (1902-1964)

Maulana Salahuddin Ahmad (1902-1964)

Maulana Salahuddin Ahmad, editor of one of the most prestigious journals, Adabi Dunya, was born on March 25, 1902. According to Rauf Parekh, he was not 'Maulana' in the sense that the word is

Razia Bhatti (1944-1996)

Razia Bhatti (1944-1996)

Razia Bhatti has been described as a crusader, a torch-bearer, and a symbol of courage. In 1996, the Pakistan Press Foundation called her untimely death at the age of 52 an "end of a golden chapter of journalism in Pakistan."

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Press Emblem Campaign demands justice for reporter killed in Dhaka protest

Press Emblem Campaign demands justice for reporter killed in Dhaka protest

 July 22, 2024 Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) expresses shock and grief over the killing of a young reporter Hasan Mehedi during a protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The global media rights body demands justice for the slain journalist.

Russia sentences American journalist Evan Gershkovich to 16 years for espionage

Russia sentences American journalist Evan Gershkovich to 16 years for espionage

 July 20, 2024 Evan Gershkovich, a Wall Street Journal journalist, has been sentenced to 16 years in a Russian penal colony on espionage charges. The trial, condemned as a sham by his employer and the White House, marks the first such conviction of an American journalist in Russia since the Cold War.

Anchor Ayesha Jahanzaib reconciles with husband, drops charges in court

Anchor Ayesha Jahanzaib reconciles with husband, drops charges in court

 July 19, 2024 TV anchor Ayesha Jahanzaib has reconciled with her husband and withdrawn the domestic violence case against him in a Lahore court. She expressed her desire to end the legal proceedings despite acknowledging the injustices faced.

Police disrupt PFUJ meeting, arrest hotel manager in Gujranwala

Police disrupt PFUJ meeting, arrest hotel manager in Gujranwala

 July 19, 2024 Press freedom faced another setback in Pakistan as police disrupted the PFUJ's Federal Executive Council meeting in Gujranwala, in a bid to bar opposition leader Omer Ayub Khan from attending and arresting the hotel manager.

Journalist Jahanzaib Ali stands firm after backlash over Pentagon question

Journalist Jahanzaib Ali stands firm after backlash over Pentagon question

 July 19, 2024 Pakistani journalist Jahanzaib Ali faces backlash after posing a question at a Pentagon briefing about potential foreign involvement in an attack on President Trump. His inquiry, interpreted as implicating India, has led to significant media attention.