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Al-Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh shot dead by Israeli Army

Al-Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh shot dead by Israeli Army

An Al Jazeera journalist was shot and killed by the Israeli army while covering an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank town of Jenin early on Wednesday. Shireen Abu Akleh, a well-known Palestinian female reporter for Arabic language channel ... Read More »

International Women’s Day Celebrated in Pakistan amidst rising fear

International Women’s Day Celebrated in Pakistan amidst rising fear

Adopted by the United Nations in the year 1977 and aided by the second and third waves of Feminism, this day is a reminder of the grit and determination of women all across the world. International Women’s Day (IWD), observed ... Read More »

First female judge of Supreme Court appointed

First female judge of Supreme Court appointed

Justice Ayesha Malik on Monday took her oath as a Supreme Court judge and formally became the country’s first-ever female judge to reach the apex court. Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed administered the oath to Justice Malik in a ceremony held ... Read More »

Report: 293 journalists were imprisoned worldwide this year

Report: 293 journalists were imprisoned worldwide this year

Last year, 24 journalists were killed worldwide and this year a record 293 journalists were imprisoned. International organization for journalists “Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)” released an annual report that says the growing number of imprisoned journalists is a sign ... Read More »

Veteran Journalist Muhammad Ziauddin passes away

Veteran Journalist Muhammad Ziauddin passes away

Veteran journalist Muhammad Ziauddin passed away on Monday morning after a prolonged illness at the age of 83. Ziauddin was admitted to a hospital in Islamabad earlier this month. State TV Pakistan Television (PTV) paid tribute to the deceased for ... Read More »