• Pakistan: Fatwa puts journalists in serious danger Pakistan: Fatwa puts journalists in serious danger

    The former leader of Jamaat-e-Islami’s (JI), an Islamist political party in Pakistan, issued a fatwa on April 8, promoting the killing of journalists in Pakistan. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) have condemned the fatwa and called on the Pakistan government to take immediate steps to guarantee […]

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  • Pakistan: TV journalist victim of online harassment campaign Pakistan: TV journalist victim of online harassment campaign

    Journalist Gharidah Farooqi has been victim of a malicious online harassment campaign for doing her job in Pakistan. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) in condemning the targeted online abuse against journalists and urges authorities to take immediate action to guarantee journalists’ safety and bring harassers to […]

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  • Pakistani journalist abducted from his home Pakistani journalist abducted from his home

    Pakistan journalist with Daily Jang newspaper is missing after he was abducted from his home in Karachi in the early hours of March 30, 2019. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has raised serious concerns about the disappearance of Matloon Husain Mosavi and demand an investigation. According to reports, Matloob Husain Mosavi, a reporter with […]

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  • Arrests made over trolling of Indian journalist Arrests made over trolling of Indian journalist

    Indian police have arrested four for stalking and trolling journalist, Barkha Dutt. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) welcome the arrests and call on authorities to ensure efforts to end the online harassment of journalists. On February 21, Barkha Dutt filed a First Information Report (FIR) after […]

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  • Four arrested for trolling Indian journalist Four arrested for trolling Indian journalist

    The Indian Journalists Union (IJU), strongly condemned stalking and trolling of senior journalist Barkha Dutt by some unidentified troll army. In a FIR filed with the Delhi Police Cyber Crime Cell under various sections of the IPC and IT Act, she complained that she was made victim of fake news propaganda. She said “my number […]

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