One reporter detained in Balochistan, another denied entry to army-controlled Balochi district

first_img Pakistani journalist critical of the military wounded by gunfire News April 21, 2021 Find out more Follow the news on Pakistan June 18, 2007 – Updated on January 20, 2016 One reporter detained in Balochistan, another denied entry to army-controlled Balochi district Pakistani TV anchor censored after denouncing violence against journalists PakistanAsia – Pacific PakistanAsia – Pacific Organisation Help by sharing this information Pakistani supreme court acquits main suspect in Daniel Pearl murdercenter_img RSF_en June 2, 2021 Find out more News News News to go further Receive email alerts Reporters Without Borders called today for the release of Abdul Latif Gola, the Urdu-language daily Jang’s correspondent in Jafarabad (in the southwestern province of Balochistan), who was arrested yesterday by police saying they were acting on the orders of an army officer identified as Major Ali.“Gola’s arrest is totally arbitrary and unjustified,” the press freedom organisation said. “No one should ever be arrested without grounds and without a charge. We call on the Pakistani authorities to do everything possible to ensure than Major Ali releases Gola quickly.”Police officers and soldiers went to Gola’s home at around 1 a.m. yesterday. Malik Allah Bakhsh, a police officer, ordered Gola to come with them because “Major Ali” wanted to question him.“We are very worried about Gola,” his wife told Reporters Without Borders. “He has done nothing and we do not know why they took him away.”Speaking on condition of anonymity, a journalist based in the Balochi capital of Quetta told Reporters Without Borders that Gola’s arrest was probably linked to his coverage of recent clashes between the security forces and Balochi nationalists. Gola is himself a member of the Balochi ethnic group.In a separate development, BBC correspondent Nisar Khokhar and a local journalist were denied entry on 15 June to Dera Bugti, a district of Balochistan that is controlled by the Pakistani army. Khokhar had gone there to investigate the reported detention of seven women in a military camp for three weeks. He and the journalist with him were detained for two hours by frontier police. January 28, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more


Women of Limerick invited to an International Women’s Day Celebration

first_imgLimerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Facebook Linkedin Email Twitter TAGSInternational Women’s DayKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick PostLimerick Womens Network NCCWN Limerick Women’s Network are delighted to once again invite the women of Limerick to join them on their annual International Women’s Day Celebration.This year their event takes place on Monday, March 9th in Ormston House from 10am – 2pm.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.The celebrations this year will include: singing, dancing, poetry, relaxation, refreshments, health talks and an interview with Jean Tierney who was a contestant on RTE’s Operation Transformation in 2019.Jean successfully applied for Operation Transformation in 2019 after the loss of her baby but had to leave the programme as she found out she had become pregnant.Jean is very much looking forward to the event, “I was thrilled to be asked by the Limerick Women’s Network to be a part of their International Women’s Day event.  It will give me the opportunity to share my story and connect with women who have had similar experiences to me.”The celebration will conclude with an interacive discussion from the Limerick Women’s Caucus centred around reimagining Limerick from a women’s perspective.Coordinator of NCCWN Limerick Women’s Network, Edel Geraghty, said, “We look forward to our International Women’s Day event each year, this year we have great line up including a mix of entertainment, health demonstrations and real-life stories of courage and resilience.“We are also happy to support the Limerick Women’s Caucus action as we are interested to know what women would change about Limerick, from a gendered point of view, if they got the chance.” she added.NCCWN Limerick Women’s Network have partnered with Ormston House again this year to host their celebration.Co-Director of Ormston House, Niamh Brown, said, “Ormston House is delighted to welcome Limerick Women’s Network to celebrate International Women’s Day 2020, this will be our third time celebrating with them.This years celebration has even more importance as Limerick Women’s Network are one of our community partners on our project the Feminist Supermarket.The project focuses on access, inclusion and diversity, and is funded by the Arts Council of Ireland Visual Art Project Award and the Limerick Culture & Arts Office.”All women are wlecome to attend the International Women’s Day Celebration.Event details:NCCWN Limerick Women’s Network Annual International Women’s Day CelebrationMonday, March 9th10am – 2pmOrmston House, Patrick Street, Limerick. Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Advertisement Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League openercenter_img Previous articleOdyssey Studios take overall prize in Limerick final of National Enterprise AwardsNext articleLimerick Post Show | Communities of Culture Programme Meghann Scully WhatsApp Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival LimerickNewsWomen of Limerick invited to an International Women’s Day CelebrationBy Meghann Scully – March 3, 2020 263 WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Printlast_img read more