Ghulam Dastageer

Ghulam Dastageer is a Peshawar-based freelance journalist with a professional experience spanning over more than 20 years. During these years, he worked with the Herald as its Peshawar correspondent, covering governance, militancy, human rights, politics and sectarian issues in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, erstwhile FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan and Pashtun belt of Balochistan.
Besides, he has also served The News International as its court reporter in Peshawar and Human Rights Commission of Pakistan as its Provincial Coordinator.


Journalism in the time of ‘censorship’

About a year ago, office-bearers of the Khyber Union of Journalists (KhUJ) […]

Ignoring the archeological value of religious sites

The responsibility entrusted upon the Evacuees Trust Property Board to look after […]

Qais Javed — remembering a fallen comrade

Hailing from the downtrodden Christian community of Dera Ismail Khan, Qais Javed […]

Journalism’s affliction precedes pandemic

Saba Rani, a Peshawar-based reporter, was routinely searching for a news story […]

When ‘live and let live’ just won’t do

It is a near-daily occurrence that Shankar Bhatti is ‘invited’ by his […]