Pakistani Journalist Honored To Be Listed By US Museum

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Pakistani Journalist Honored To Be Listed By US Museum | PakistanTribe.comNEW YORK – Pakistani fallen journalist’s name has been enlisted by the Newseum in Washington’s journalists’ memorial.

Irshad Mastoi is the journalist whose name is included in the list of fallen journalists who were covering the devastation of related areas.

Mastoi, was the secretary general of Balochistan Union of Journalists at the time, along with trainee reporter Abdul Rasul and an accountant of the online news agency were gunned down in Quetta’s Kabir Building on August 28, 2014.

James Foley is another honored journalist, whose name is included in the list.

Foley was a freelancer who had reported for GlobalPost, Agencey France-Presse and other outlets from Afghanistan, Libya and Syria.

With the 14 names, the memorial will recognise a total of 2,271 reporters, photographers, broadcasters and news executives from around the world, from 1837.

“It is right, and just, that we pause today in our busy lives to remember what these journalists did, and why they did it,” Peter Prichard, chief executive officer of the Newseum, said at a ceremony at the news media museum.

The 11 men and three women honored represent the more than 80 journalists who died while covering the news in 2014, according to the Newseum.


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