Journalist receiving death threats for investigative report.

Journalist receiving death threats for investigative report.The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC), the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) and the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) have strongly condemned the life threats against investigative journalist Ahmad Noorani “for writing an investigative piece about the business fortunes of close relatives of a retired army officer”. In a joint statement issued on August […]

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Journalist among five acquitted in explosives case

Journalist among five acquitted in explosives caseKARACHI: An antiterrorism court has exonerated five accused persons, including a journalist, in a case pertaining to allegedly possessing explosives and arms. Five accused — Syed Matloob Hussain; a journalist working for Urdu-language daily Jang, Syed Mohtashim Haider Shah, Syed Imran Haider Shah, Syed Waqar Raza and Mohammad Abbas — were charged with possessing explosives and […]

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TV channel’s licence suspended

TV channel’s licence suspendedISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) suspended the licence of TV channel 24News on Monday after complaints that its Muharram transmission contained hate-based content. The complaints were lodged over portions of a Dua read after Asr prayers. The regulator said it had issued an advisory to all television channels on Aug 20, directing […]

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