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PFUJ condemns murder of journalist in Karachi

PFUJ condemns murder of journalist in Karachi

Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has strongly condemned killing of senior journalist Athar Mateen in a daylight firing incident on a busy road of Karachi City. PFUJ President Shehzada Zulfiqar and Secretary General Nasir Zaidi while condemning cold blooded ... 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 »

Growing Vulnerable Status of Girls in Pakistan

Growing Vulnerable Status of Girls in Pakistan

—by Zainab Zafar Acceptance of societal concepts of children depicting the splitting image of innocence has been brutally abused over the last few decades. This innocence has been met with the idea that they are just as likely to be ... Read More »