Deadly Attack in Pakistan “Signals New War on Media” Warns IFJ

Dec. 28, 2009

The International Federation of Journalists today vigorously condemned a deadly bomb attack on the Peshawar Press Club in Pakistan and warned that it is a sign of a new “war on media” by political extremists.

Four people died in yesterday’s suicide bombing outside the Press Club in Peshawar and 20 others were injured.

“This targeted attack, far from the frontline of conflict, illustrates that the war on media by extremists is being taken into the heart of the cities,” said Aidan White, IFJ General Secretary. “The government must spare no effort in finding those responsible.” Read On.

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