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PFUJ slams journalist’s murder

April 13th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists has condemned the murder of journalist Wasim Alam Khattak who shot dead by unidentified gunmen in district Karak of Khyber Pakhtunkwa province.

PFUJ sends demands to PM before long march

April 1st, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has submitted a 19-point Charter of Demands to the Prime Minister, ahead of its planned long march this month.

Minister called out over ‘best journalism in duress’ remarks

March 18th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; Journalists and fellow panelists call out Shibli Faraz, Federal Minister for Information, over remarks that the best journalism is done when there are economic and other difficulties for the media. The minister was speaking in a PFUJ seminar on the media crisis in the country.

PFUJ denounces Media Owners-Government Collusion

January 20th, 2021; Bureau Report; LAHORE; After three days of intensive discussions, the executive committee of the PFUJ has released a document outlining the hardships being faced by media workers in the country. The body has threatened the government with a protest campaign if it does not address these hardships.

PFUJ conference highlights #EnoughIsEnough campaign

The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalist (PFUJ) has launched a decisive movement for the resolution of issues faced by media workers in the country, setting a three-month deadline for the government to take tangible actions towards a framework that can provide physical, economic, and mental security to media persons, said Nasir Zaidi, the PFUJ’s Secretary General, as he read out a declaration.

Resolve journalists’ issues within 3 months, PFUJ tells govt

The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) on Friday gave the government a three-month deadline to resolve the ongoing media crisis which has severely compromised the independence of media in the country.

Self-censorship today worst than under military rule: PFUJ

September 28th, 2020; Bureau Report; LAHORE; The government has forced the country’s news outlets to resort to self-censorship of a kind not seen even during military rule: PFUJ

SC reprimands ICT police on Mati case investigation

Aug. 06, 2020: The Islamabad police submitted its report in the Matiullah Jan abduction case in the Supreme Court today. Chief Justice Gulzar expressed severe discontent with the report and reprimanded the Inspector General Islamabad ...
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Another news channel faces the wrath of PEMRA

Jul 08, 2020: The Lahore High Court has suspended the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority's (PEMA) order banning Channel 24 on Monday. Justice Sajid Mehmood has also directed PEMRA to present the minutes of the ...
Rights Watch

Rights Watch | 21st May 2020

Husband Beats Wife To Death In Jaranwala A resident of Chak 145-GB Jaranwala, Faisalabad, beat his wife to death with a club following a domestic dispute on Wednesday, May 20. There has been a disturbing increase in incidents of domestic abuse ...