STRICT FANATICISM AND RADICALISM WITH THE POST BATTLE ON DREAD SITUATION IN PAKISTAN: SECURITY WORRIES FOR MEDIA REPORTERS IN KP

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1Dr. Azam Jan, 2Dr. Irem Sultana, 3Dr. Malik Adnan

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Geo-strategically, Pakistan is placed in the region that has been frayed by wars conflict since the USSR’s (1979) invasion of Afghanistan. Since, Pakistan is sharing one of the longest borders with Afghanistan, hence could not remain impervious. The region, specially, Pakistan had not yet fully recovered from horrors of the stated war when unfortunately, the episode of the September 11, 2001, provoked another war in the area, framed as “war against terrorism”. The said war prompted a wave of religious extremism and radicalism in the region. Tactically, the killing of Osama Bin Laden in 2011brought the war on terror to its ultimate end but its after effects is still seriously hurting Pakistan. This state of affairs paved way for the emergence of war reporting in Pakistan. By now, dozens of journalists have been killed during performing their professional duties. This paper is an effort to explore the issues of religious extremism and radicalism in Pakistan and associated threats for the journalists engaged in reporting the same. The study is Quantitative in nature and makes use of a questionnaire for data collection. The study found that lack of safety protocol such as deficient safety gadgets; training deficiency; and rush to break news endanger war reporter’s lives.

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1Dr. Azam Jan, 2Dr. Irem Sultana, 3Dr. Malik Adnan. (2022). STRICT FANATICISM AND RADICALISM WITH THE POST BATTLE ON DREAD SITUATION IN PAKISTAN: SECURITY WORRIES FOR MEDIA REPORTERS IN KP. PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF LINGUISTICS, 4(1), 1-15. Retrieved from http://pjl.com.pk/index.php/PJL/article/view/639
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