Latest News and Monitoring from Pakistan

IPI calls for transparent investigation into killing of Pakistani journalist Arshad Sharif

The IPI global network expresses its condolences to the family and colleagues of Arshad Sharif, prominent Pakistani journalist who was shot and killed by law enforcement in Kenya on October 24. We call for an independent and transparent investigation in order to determine the circumstances of his death.  Sharif, a former anchor with Pakistan’s ARY […]

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#IPIWoCo Town Hall: ‘Disinformation is the story of our generation’

There is no single silver bullet solution to combatting the global crisis of coordinated disinformation campaigns, including organized efforts to smear quality journalism, panelists at the 2022 IPI World Congress Town Hall said on Thursday. The panel was moderated by renowned investigative journalist Azmat Khan, director of the Simon and June Li Center for Global […]

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Pakistan: Journalist Ishtiaq Sodharo killed

The IPI global network is deeply concerned about the escalation of violence against journalists in Pakistan, after two reporters were killed and another journalist was assaulted in separate incidents in the span of a week. IPI calls for an immediate and independent investigation in order to determine the motive for this killing and to prosecute […]

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Pakistan: Veteran journalist Iftikhar Ahmed shot and killed

The IPI global network is shocked and saddened by the killing of veteran Pakistani journalist Iftikhar Ahmed, who was fatally shot by an unidentified attacker in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in northwestern Pakistan on July 2. IPI strongly condemns his killing and urges Pakistani authorities to conduct a swift, thorough, and independent investigation and to […]

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