Aaj TV

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Newspapers at a stand in Islamabad in June 2017. A news crew in the city say students attacked them and damaged their vehicle this week. (AFP/Aamir Qureshi)

News crews attacked in two separate incidents in Pakistan

New York, June 21, 2017–Pakistani authorities should ensure the safety of journalists and investigate two separate incidents in which members of the press were attacked and had equipment damaged, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Civil society activists in Peshawar pay tribute to the victims of a bomb attack on mourners at a hospital in Quetta, August 8, 2016. At least two journalists were killed in the blast. (AP/Mohammad Sajjad)

At least two journalists killed in Pakistan blast

Washington, August 8, 2016 — At least two journalists were among at least 70 people killed in a massive bomb blast at a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, today, according to press reports. The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned the attack.

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A protester enters the newsroom of the state-run Pakistan Television which was stormed on Monday. (AFP/Aamir Qureshi)

Threats and attacks against press amid political crisis in Pakistan

The ongoing political crisis in Pakistan turned deadly over the weekend with three protesters dead and at least 500 wounded in the capital, Islamabad. As is often the case, the press was not spared from violence, with dozens of journalists covering the rally injured by police or protesters, according to news reports and the Pakistan…

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Assailants target media outlets in Karachi

New York, February 18, 2014–Pakistani authorities should launch an efficient investigation into attacks against media outlets in Karachi and ensure the perpetrators are held to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Armed men shoot at the offices of Pakistan’s Aaj TV

New York, June 25, 2012–The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns today’s attack on the offices of a Pakistani television outlet and calls on authorities to immediately investigate the attack and bring the perpetrators to justice.

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Threats to Pakistani journalists don’t let up

In the last few days, messages from two journalists in Pakistan have made me realize that I can’t turn away from publicizing the threats they are facing, because they just keep coming. 

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One cameraman dead, several injured in Quetta bombing

New York, April 16, 2010–At least one Pakistani journalist was killed and others were injured in a suicide bombing at a hospital in Quetta today, according to international news reports. Details are still emerging, and some of the injured are reported to be in critical condition, but Pakistani colleagues tell CPJ that a senior Samaa TV cameraman,…

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