Pakistan: Two journalists “tortured and harassed”

Rana Yaseen and Ch Khalid Sardar claim they were “tortured and harassed” on the night of 16 July in the Bahalwapur region of Pakistan. Local journalists have since staged a protest outside the regional Press Club and are demanding immediate investigation. The Abbas Nagar Police have “registered a case” against 10 men accused of taking part in the attack but their names have not been released.

Pakistan: three killed in press club bombing

Three people have been killed and several others injured after a suicide bomber attacked a club for journalists in Pakistan’s northwestern city of Peshawar and a dozen more injured according to police. The incident took place when a bomber blew himself up after police officials at a security gate stopped him from entering the building. The Peshawar Press Club is a well-known landmark in the city and is frequented by many journalists. At least four of the injured are believed to be journalists. Read more here