Jugnu Mohsin

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Roots of Impunity

May 23, 2013 12:01 AM ET

Introduction By Bob Dietz At least 42 journalists have been killed—23 of them murdered—in direct relation to their work in Pakistan in the past decade, CPJ research shows. Not one murder since 2003 has been solved, not a single...

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Roots of Impunity

May 23, 2013 12:01 AM ET

3. Intimidation, Manipulation, and Retribution A couple of years ago, Hamid Mir, Najam Sethi, Umar Cheema, and other prominent figures in the news media began going public with the threats they were receiving from intelligence agencies. It was a...

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Another Pakistan attack, this one online

April 20, 2012 4:00 PM ET

The Friday Times in Lahore has come under cyberattack. Earlier Friday, its website could not be accessed. Najam Sethi, the paper's editor, told CPJ that someone has "launched an attack on the websites of both The Friday Times and Vanguard...

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More revelations of threats to Pakistani journalists

December 30, 2011 11:54 AM ET

We released a statement Thursday--CPJ supports Pakistani journalists facing threats--about the decision of two Pakistani journalists to publicly announce the threats they had been receiving. Najam Sethi, editor of The Friday Times and host of a popular Urdu-language political...

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CPJ supports Pakistani journalists facing threats

December 29, 2011 12:27 PM ET

New York, December 29, 2011--The Committee to Protect Journalists admires and supports the decision of Pakistani journalists Najam Sethi and Jugnu Mohsin to make public the threats that have driven them at times to live outside their country in...

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Sethi: Pakistani media challenging military

May 23, 2011 12:38 PM ET

Pakistani journalist Najam Sethi was in the United States last week to talk about the challenges facing his country at a critical moment. Ever the contrarian, he also sees opportunities. "For the first time the media is challenging the...

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Covering the New War

December 21, 2001 8:17 PM ET

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Attacks on the Press 1999: Pakistan

March 22, 2000 12:03 PM ET

Former Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif's efforts to muzzle the press, and bring the legislative, judicial, and executive branches of government under his personal control, earned him the reputation of a tyrant and badly discredited Pakistan's democracy. His slide toward...

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CPJ Releases Special Report on Journalism in Pakistan Historically Vigorous Press Survived Increasingly Tyrannical Ruler, Now Faces Challenges Under Military Dictatorship

February 14, 2000 12:00 PM ET

Click here for the complete text of the report. New York, Feb. 14, 2000---When the democratically elected leader of Pakistan, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, was deposed last October by a military coup, few independent journalists regretted his sudden departure. Now,...

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