Journalism Archive

Pakistan’s legendary photojournalist Azhar Jaffery gone – Great loss to Pakistan’s journalism – Saqlain Imam:   Pakistan’s legendary photojournalist Azhar Jaffery gone! Great loss to Pakistan’s journalism, history of political struggle, defence of women rights, and fight for press freedom! According to Khawar Naeem Hashmi, one of his great iconic pictures is the one
عالمی یوم صحافت – پاکستانی صحافت کہاں کھڑی ہے – از حیدر جاوید سید:
Story of Dilawar Khan Wazir, a Pakistani journalist who was betrayed by his employer BBC:   No story of betrayal is more tragic than of Dilawar Khan Wazir, a BBC World Service journalist who was the only voice reporting from the militants’ first ever sanctuary in Pakistan. .His house in Wana, South Waziristan, was
What is the most blatant lie taught through Pakistan textbooks? – Herald Exclusive: Nationalism and patriotism in Pakistan are contested subjects. What makes us Pakistanis and what is it that makes us love our land and nation? The answers to these questions vary widely depending on who is being asked. A large
Remembering Majid Mir: A Tribute – by Shoaib Mir: HE was a godsend, I thought. Particularly, after my nasty brush, to put it very mildly, with the military regime whose “90 days” extended infamously to an 11-year long night of terror and its kangaroo courts, a bloody tale
Did Ali Dayan Hasan (of HRW) recant statement against ISI?: The newly appointed Director General of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) may have attained an understated and unsung victory for his intelligence agency considering the recent and highly surprising statement by Human Rights Watch’s Pakistan head Ali Dayan Hasan that