Latest News and Monitoring from Pakistan

Journalist’s body found in Sindh, Pakistan

Police found the mutilated body of a local journalist outside the village of Wahipandhi in Sindh, Pakistan today. The body of Ghulam Rasool Birhamani, a journalist with local daily Sindh, was found in a field near the village. According to the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), Birhamani had been kidnapped from the village two […]

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Kidnapped Pakistani journalist’s body found

The body of Pakistani journalist Abdul Hameed Hayatan, 25, was found on 18 November near the Sami river in Turbat, in Pakistan’s Balochistan province, according to media reports. Hayatan, who wrote for a number of print dailies, was abducted along with a friend on 25 October, while on his way home from a wedding in […]

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Three journalists killed in Pakistan

A Pakistani journalist was shot dead in his home on Sunday and two others were killed in a suicide attack on Monday, according to news reports, as Pakistan joined Mexico as the most lethal country for journalists in 2010. IPI strongly condemns the attacks and urges the Pakistani authorities to take steps to ensure journalists’ […]

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Journalist dies of bomb injuries in Pakistan; another reporter brutally beaten

Shafiullah Kahn, a trainee journalist with The News in Peshawar died on 17 June as a consequence of extensive burns caused by a series of blasts, on which the journalist was reporting. On 11 June, two smaller blasts, one at a restaurant near a market in Peshawar and the other in a building adjacent to it, drew […]

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