Thursday, December 20, 2012: Eminent journalist M.A. Majid, 79, following a protracted illness, in Karachi. He worked for Dawn for 53 years and was one of the most efficient op-ed editors in the history of Pakistani journalism.
Thursday, December 20, 2012: Journalist Jamshed Kharal who worked for a newspaper in Quetta; kidnapped and gunned down by unidentified gunmen in Bolan district, Balochistan.
Saturday, November 24, 2012: Renowned columnist Ardeshir Cowasjee, 86, who wrote for Dawn; of a chest ailment; in Karachi. He was a known social activist, philanthropist, and businessman.
Friday, November 23, 2012: Wilayat Ali Islahi, 84, senior journalist, who worked for Jang, Kohistan and Mashriq and was editor of weekly Akhbar-i-Khawateen; in Karachi
Tuesday, November 20, 2012: Writer and journalist Shafqat Tanveer Mirza, 80, a former editor of Imroze newspaper; of cancer in Lahore. He also worked for dailies Tameer, Hilal and Musawat and Radio Pakistan.
Sunday, November 18, 2012: Rehmatullah Abid, a reporter with Dunya TV; shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Panjgur, Balochistan.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012: Asghar Butt, 91, noted journalist, writer and dramatist; following a short illness. He worked for Radio Pakistan, The Nation and The Pakistan Times.
Saturday, November 10, 2012: Aslam Raja, a journalist associated with a Karachi weekly; shot dead by unidentified gunmen near Saifi College, Karachi
Saturday, November 10, 2012: Syed Tariq Hussain, a journalist of a Karachi weekly; shot dead by unidentified gunmen near Saifi College, Karachi
Monday, October 22, 2012: Raza Sahil, a reporter with a local Karachi newspaper, gunned down by unidentified gunmen in the limits of Baghdadi Police Station.
Sunday, October 7, 2012: Mushtaque Khand of Dharti TV; killed in an attack on a Pakistan Peoples Party public meeting in Khairpur district, Sindh.
Saturday, October 6, 2012: Asrar Ahmad, 89; a veteran journalist who worked for Dawn, Sindh Observer, The Pakistan Times and UPI and was the founding secretary general of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ); in Rawalpindi.
Saturday, September 29, 2012: Abdul Haq Baloch, a reporter of ARY TV; shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Khuzdar, Balochistan.
Friday, September 21, 2012: Mohammad Amir, a driver with ARY TV; killed by police bullets on "Love for Prophet (PBUH) Day"; in Peshawar
Tuesday, August 21, 2012: Shamim-ur-Rahman, 70, senior journalist who worked for PTV, Dawn and AFP; of cancer in Karachi.
Friday, August 10, 2012: Veteran journalist Shamsher ul Hydri, 81; former editor of Daily Hilal-e-Pakistan and Daily Mehran and monthly magazines Nai Zindgi and Mehran; following a prolonged illness, in Karachi.
Saturday, July 14, 2012: Mahmood Hamdani, former Resident Editor of The Nation; of kidney complications; in Islamabad.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012: Haris Tayyab, reporter of Daily Times; of neurological complications following an accident; in Karachi.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012: Eminent journalist Bashir Ahmed Qureshi, 95. During his career, he worked for the Pakistan Times, PPI and Dawn.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012: Abdur Rashid Khan, 54, Edition In-Charge of The News, Islamabad-Rawalpindi, after a protracted illness.
Saturday, July 7, 2012: Senior journalist Irshad Gulabani, 48; of cancer; in Karachi. He mostly remained associated with Sindhi language daily, Kawish.
Friday, June 22, 2012: Obaidullah Baig, 75, distinguished journalist, scholar, documentary film-maker and novelist; of cancer; in Karachi
Friday, June 22, 2012: Mueen Ahmad, 40, senior journalist of Geo News; of cardiac arrest; in Karachi.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012: Fayyaz Hasan Sajjad, 70, who worked for Daily Jang in Quetta for 40 years; of cardiac arrest.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012: Malik Nasir Ahmed, joint editor of Daily Naya Akhbar; in Rawalpindi.
Monday, June 4, 2012: Senior journalist Amanullah Butt; of brain hemorrhage; in Islamabad.
Monday, May 28, 2012: Abdul Qadir Hajizai, principal of a middle school who also worked as a journalist for a private Baluchi-language TV channel, Wash TV; gunned down by men on a motorcycle in the Basima area of Washik district, Balochistan.
Thursday, May 17, 2012: Muhammad Akbar Alam, senior journalist who worked for Imroze and Jang newspapers besides others; in Lahore.
Saturday, May 19, 2012: Abdul Razaq Gul, 35, of Express News TV; kidnapped and shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Turbat, Balochistan.
Thursday, May 10, 2012: Aurangzeb Tunio, reporter of Sindhi-language KTN Television; gunned down in his office in Lalurounk, near Larkana district..
Wednesday, May 9, 2012: Tariq Kamal, a Karachi-based reporter of a local Sindhi newspaper; kidnapped and murdered.
Thursday, May 3, 2012: Abdul Hameed (Jhelumi), 86, veteran journalist and former chief editor of Daily Imroze; of heart failure; in Lahore.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012: Muhammad Afzaal Nadeem (Chacha), Senior Reporter APTN; of injuries sustained in an accident; in Islamabad.
Monday, April 30, 2012: D Shah Khan, 85, veteran journalist who worked for several newspapers including The Muslim and The News; in Islamabad.
Thursday, April 19, 2012: Murtaza Razvi, Dawn newspaper's Senior Assistant Editor and head of magazines; murdered; in Karachi
Thursday, April 12, 2012: Tanvir Siddiqi, 75, a veteran journalist and chief reporter of Pakistan Observer; of heart attack.
Saturday, March 24, 2012: Hamid Javed, senior Jang journalist; of multiple organ failure; in Lahore.
Sunday, February 26, 2012: Raja Hussain Khan Maqpoon, founding editor of Daily K-2; in a road accident near Sheikhupura
Wednesday, February 22, 2012: Mustafa Kamal, 25, of Swabi Times; of injuries sustained in a February 10 bomb blast in Shewa, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, after a Tehrik-i-Insaaf rally.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012: Muhammad Arif, 75; senior journalist who worked for Musawwat, Hurriyat and Dawn; of renal failure; in Lahore
Saturday, February 18, 2012: Murad Shinwari, 85, Pashto poet, short story writer and journalist; after a protracted illness in Landikotal.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012: Azhar Javed, former editor of literary journal Takhleeq and Daily Imroze; in Lahore
January 17, 2012: Mukarram Khan Atif, of Dewa Radio, a Pashto language radio channel of the Voice of America and a reporter for Dunya TV; shot dead while saying his evening prayers by two Taliban gunmen.
Monday, January 9, 2012: Shoaib Abbasi, former president of Mardan Press Club; after a protracted illness
A study conducted by JournalismPakistan.com and Communications Research Strategies on the economic situation of slain journalists' families and journalists displaced due to security threats.