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31 May 2017

TOLO TV staff member Aziz Navin and BBC Afghan driver in Kabul Mohammed Nazeer were among victims of the explosion in the Zanbaq Square in Afghanistan capital, which killed at least 80 people and injured 350. ...

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29 August 2016

On the eve of the eve of the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances (August 30), the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) urges Asia-Pacific governments in which media workers have gone missing to take active s ...

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06 June 2016

The French news agency AFP reported that the award-winning American journalist David Gilkey and his 38-year-old Afghan translator Zabihullah Tamanna were killed Sunday while traveling with an Afghan army unit that came under fire in southe ...

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13 May 2016

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joined its affiliate the National Union of Journalists (India) in condemning the murder of a television journalist in Chatra of Jharkhand state in India on Thursday, May 12. ...

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22 September 2015

Yama Behroz, a young freelance journalist was killed in Faizabad, the capital of Badakhshan province in Northern Afghanistan . According to reports, Yama was killed when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded at his doorstep. ...

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10 September 2015

Two journalists have been killed in less than 24 hours in Pakistan. 42-year-old s enior journalist Aftab Alam, who was on sabbatical due to health issues, was killed in a gun attack near his home in Karachi. ...

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23 January 2015

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) have officially requested the Government of Pakistan to protect a journalist who has received death threats from the Taliban. ...

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21 January 2015

Asif Hassan, a 38-year-old photojournalist working for the Agence France Presse (AFP), was shot during an anti-Charlie Hebdo protest by the student wing of religious party Jammat-e-Islami in front of the French Consulate’s office in Karachi last ...

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31 December 2014

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today said that 118 journalists and media staff were killed in work-related targeted cross fire incidents in 2014, an increase of 13 killings from last year . ...

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30 December 2014

Zeeshan Shamsi, a reporter with NewsOne Television, and his wife were attacked by three unidentified assailants who open fire on them last week on 22 December in Sialkot, Pakistan. ...

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