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  • Newspaper editor, owner booked for publishing Altaf’s statement

    KARACHI: Police registered a case on Friday against the editor and the owner of daily Amn over charges of publishing a statement and a picture of Altaf Hussain, the head of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-London...

    Police registered the FIR on a complaint filed by Nisar Ali Khan under section 123-A of the Pakistan Penal Code (condemnation of creation of the state and advocacy of the end to its sovereignty) and section 34 (common...

  • Govt targeting Pakistan’s oldest newspaper, says RSF

    The group, better known by its French acronym RSF, also opposed the government’s plan to impose a “code of conduct” on the entire print media...

    In a statement issued in Washington, the RSF said that it was “opposed to any sanctions by Pakistani authorities against the Dawn newspaper and two of its journalists, and is disturbed by government plans for a ‘code of conduct’ for the print media...

  • Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors voices concern at curbs on media freedom

    KARACHI: Arif Nizami and Dr Jabbar Khattak, the president and the secretary general respectively of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE), have expressed concern over curbs on freedom of expression, especially attempts by certain elements to hamper distribution of newspapers and electronic media transmissions...

    “These attempts constitute an attack on freedom of expression and the concept of a free media,” the CPNE...

  • Indian court charges ex-editor with assaulting colleague

    MUMBAI: An Indian court on Thursday charged the former editor of a renowned news magazine with raping a female colleague four years ago, the prosecutor said...

    Tarun Tejpal pleaded not guilty to charges of rape, sexual harassment and wrongful restraint, the public prosecutor Francisco Taviera told reporters outside the court in the western state of Goa...

  • British Vogue names first male editor

    LONDON: British Vogue, an iconic fashion magazine which celebrated its centenary last year, named Ghana-born Edward Enninful as its first male editor on Monday...

    He was born in Ghana, brought to London as a child and was scouted as a male model aged 16 before becoming the youngest editor in the industry when he was named fashion director of i-D magazine in 1991 aged just 18...

  • Veteran Nepal editor held for opposing anti-graft body chief

    SENIOR Nepal journalist Kanak Mani Dixit, who is also the chairman of Kathmandu’s public transportation bus system Sajha Yatayat, has been taken into custody by the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) for his alleged involvement in corruption...

    Dixit, the co-publisher of Himalmedia and civil rights activist, however, termed the CIAA move a part of revenge against him for opposing the appointment of Lokman Singh...

  • Editor from top Turkish daily held in post-coup crackdown

    ISTANBUL: Turkish authorities arrested an editor from the leading Hurriyet daily on Tuesday, continuing a sweep of the media triggered by last month's failed coup, the newspaper said...

    Dincer Gokce, editor of the paper's English-language website, was among nine current and former journalists arrested in Istanbul, Ankara and Kocaeli province, Hurriyet said on its website...

  • No more Muhammad (PBUH) cartoons, says Charlie Hebdo editor

    Six months after hooded gunmen stormed the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo (Charlie Weekly) and killed at least 16 people including staff members and two cops, the incumbent editor, Laurent Sourisseau, has said in an interview that more cartoons of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) will not be drawn, according to a report published on the Deutsche Welle website...

    The editor told the Hamburg-based news magazine "Stern" that, "We...

  • Bangladesh editor faces criminal lawsuits

    DHAKA: One of Bangladesh’s top newspaper editors faces a spate of defamation suits from government supporters after he admitted that 2007 reports alleging corruption by the woman who is now prime minister were based on uncorroborated leaks...

    Daily Star editor Mahfuz Anam admitted this month the stories, published in 2007, had been based on leaks from the military-backed caretaker government that ruled Bangladesh until Sheikh Hasina...

  • Comment: Drama around Bangladesh editor

    FRIENDS of Bangladesh would be shocked to know of the warrant of arrest issued by a court against Mahfuz Anam, the owner-publisher of the Daily Star, one of the country’s most prestigious English dailies and a member of the Asian News Network of 22 South and South Asian newspapers...

    The warrants got going after several cases of defamation and sedition were registered against Anam for publishing, nearly a decade ago, some reports...

  • Editor who published controversial cartoons steps down

    COPENHAGEN: The Danish editor who commissioned the controversial cartoons that triggered deadly protests a decade ago said on Monday he was leaving the Jyllands-Posten newspaper to focus on his career as an author and political commentator...

    “I want to spend more time writing books and participating in the public debate in Denmark and abroad...

  • Bangladesh urged to immediately withdraw cases against Daily Star editor

    The Asia News Network – an alliance of 22 media groups in 19 Asian cities – has expressed concern over an arrest warrant (later changed to summons) issued to one of its board members, Mahfuz Anam, in Bangladesh...

    Mr Anam, who is the editor of The Daily Star newspaper in Bangladesh, had not long ago conceded a lapse in his editorial judgement in publishing a few reports, based on information given by the Task Force Interrogation Cell...

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