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Journalist gunned down in Naushero Feroz

Ali Sher Rajpar was president of the Padidan Press Club

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May 5, 2019


Who was Hayatullah Khan and why should we all know him?

Pakistani journalists who try to further explore any prevailing issue are targeted and killed, says journalist Mubashir Zaidi

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February 26, 2019


Vogue apologises to Libyan-American journalist after misidentifying her as a Pakistani actress

This is not the first time that the journalist has been misidentified

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January 19, 2019


Twitter is toxic for women journalists, politicians: study

About 7.1% of the tweets sent to women were problematic or abusive

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December 19, 2018


KP journalists protest layoffs for second consecutive day

Boycott assembly proceedings, demand formation of committee to discuss issue

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December 18, 2018


Trump refuses to listen to audio tape of Jamal Khashoggi’s murder

He says there is ‘no reason’ for him to hear the ‘terrible’ tape

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November 19, 2018


Journalist Nasarullah sent to jail on 5-day judicial remand

Court orders the investigation officer to conduct inquiry according to the law

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November 14, 2018


Khashoggi killing: Sons ask Saudis to return his body

Khashoggi was killed on October 2 in Turkey

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November 5, 2018


Erdogan says Saudi officials ‘planned’ Jamal Khashoggi’s murder

Three teams of 15 Saudi nationals arrived in Istanbul on separate flights

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October 23, 2018


Saudi Arabia now says Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in a “rogue operation”

The kingdom earlier said he was killed after a “fight”

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October 22, 2018


Turkey seeks permission to search Saudi consulate in missing journalist case: TV

Khashoggi was critical of Saudi Crown Prince’s policies

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October 8, 2018


Turkish police believe journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed at the Saudi consulate

They say a hit team was specially sent to Istanbul to kill the prominent Saudi critic

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October 7, 2018


Canada woman breaks silence on PM Trudeau groping allegation

A former journalist broke her silence on Friday to stand by her allegation that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau groped her nearly two decades ago, when he was not politically involved. “I issue this statement reluctantly, in response to mounting media pressure to confirm that I was the reporter who was the subject of the Open…

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July 7, 2018


Police in India’s Kashmir arrest suspect after editor shot dead

Police in Kashmir investigating the killing of a prominent journalist and two of his security guards arrested a suspect on Friday, an official said. Syed Shujaat Bukhari, editor of the Rising Kashmir newspaper, was leaving his office in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, when he was shot at close range on Thursday…

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June 16, 2018


Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari shot dead in Srinagar

Veteran journalist and the editor of Rising Kashmir Shujaat Bukhari and his assistant were shot dead outside newspaper’s office in Srinagar, the Indian media reported on Thursday. According to the Times of India, Mr. Bukhari was leaving his office for an Iftar party when unidentified men opened fire on his car. A police guard and…

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June 14, 2018


Jailed Russian journalists take the field in pre-World Cup protest

Free speech campaigners rolled out a soccer pitch in central Paris on Wednesday with posters of jailed journalists as the players, in a demonstration about press freedom in Russia on the eve of the World Cup. Standing like giant stickers from a collector’s album, the posters bore the faces of several journalists jailed in Russia,…

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June 13, 2018


I didn’t want to share Skripal’s fate, says Russian journalist who faked death

Dissident Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko said on Thursday he collaborated in a plot to fake his own death because he feared being targeted for assassination like former Russian spy Sergei Skripal. Ukrainian officials said on Tuesday night that Babchenko, a Kremlin critic, had been gunned down in his apartment building in Kiev. Pictures of his…

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June 1, 2018


Anti-Kremlin journalist back from the dead as Ukraine admits set-up

“Murdered” anti-Kremlin journalist Arkady Babchenko appeared alive and well at a press conference in Kiev on Wednesday as Ukraine admitted it had faked his death to expose an alleged Russian plot to kill him. Onlookers gasped and applauded as Babchenko appeared, introduced by the head of Ukraine’s security service, who said the murder had been…

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May 31, 2018


Convicted Turkish cartoonist wins press freedom prize

Turkish cartoonist Musa Kart, who has been convicted of helping “terrorist” organisations and sentenced to nearly four years in prison, was awarded a top prize on Thursday by the organisation Cartooning for Peace. The Swiss group hands out the honour, known as its International Editorial Cartoons Prize, every two years. “The jury has chosen Musa…

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May 3, 2018


Gunmen kill BBC Pashto journalist in Afghan Khost province, officials say

A journalist who worked for a local Afghan language service of the BBC and also contributed to Reuters was shot dead while driving home in the eastern city of Khost on Monday, officials said. Ahmad Shah, who worked for the BBC’s Pashto language service as well as for Reuters, was killed in the Gulzar area…

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April 30, 2018


Indian police book journalist for anti-rape cartoon

The Indian police registered a case against a journalist for drawing an anti-rape cartoon, reported Hindustan Times. Swathi Vadlamudi’s cartoon shows a conversation between Hindu deity Ram and his wife, Sita, to criticise the Indian right wing’s support for the accused. In her cartoon, Sita tells Ram she is “glad” she “was kidnapped by Ravan”…

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April 19, 2018