Pakistan - Alerts
Ayub Tareen was forced to leave Quetta after the BLF accused him of partisan reporting on its political activities.
Farooq Mahsud was threatened with arrest after seeking information from an official source about returning internally displaced people.
The professionals who believe in credibility, objectivity, and honesty as essential parts of ethical journalism are becoming sidelined, says Mazhar Abbas, former secretary-general of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists.
Four men riding on two motorbikes opened fire at the offices of the television station Aaj News and the English-language daily newspaper "Business Recorder" on 25 June 2012 in Karachi.
Asma Jahangir, who has long been the target of those who resent her criticism of the social and political imbalances that mar Pakistan's society, has revealed what she considers genuine threats to kill her.
Saleem Shahzad's killers remain at large, with the case declared closed by investigators.
The Baloch Liberation United Front (BLUF) has assumed responsibility for the murder of Abdul Qadir Hajizai.
Broadcasters have received a media advisory with the names of 40 banned organisations.
Muhammad Khalil Adil and Aslam Khan were injured when unidentified gunmen opened fire on a political rally in Sindh province.
Many journalists refused to comment on the killing of Razzaq Gul owing to security reasons.
Sher Ali Khan, Siraj Ali and Shabir Ahmed were assaulted while covering a demonstration against electricity load-shedding.
The bullet-riddled body of journalist Tariq Kamal was found on 9 May, three days after he had been reportedly kidnapped.
Journalist Aurengzeb Tunio's colleagues allege that the attacks were retaliation for his reporting, which had angered certain local tribal groups.
Mehmood-ul-Hassan Khan and Waheed-ur-Rehman were at the site of the explosion when a second blast occurred.
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The result of the high court order should be that the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority will not be able to block a site without first informing the site administrator of its intention, and giving them the opportunity to be heard.
Murtaza Razvi, senior editor and head of magazines at Dawn Media Group, was found dead in a friend's apartment; his body bore torture marks and his hands were tied.
Zaid Hamid has filed a petition in the Supreme Court, calling on it to try several journalists, a leading human rights activist, the South Asian Free Media Association, as well as several government ministries, for treason.
While the attackers have not been identified, it is believed they were targeting the offices of the Jang Group.
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The president of the Tribal Union of Journalists said the owners of the shops had been threatened by militants, who told them to close their "un-Islamic" businesses.