Ahfaz ur Rahman

Ahfaz-ur-Rahman (Urdu: احفاظُ الرّحمٰن‎ ) (born 4 April 1942 – 12 April 2020), was a Pakistani journalist, writer and poet. He struggled for the freedom of the press and for the rights of working journalists and other media workers. He raised his voice both against the numerous dictatorial Pakistani regimes and the corporate media houses who refuse to give the journalists and other workers of the press industry their due.

Rahman wrote many books and translations which equally inspire for his efforts for press freedom and implementation of Wage Board Award. He was tributed as "a rare breed" in the Pakistani media circles. He died on 12 April 2020 in Karachi, Pakistan.

This site serves as a digital archive for his works. It represents an ongoing effort as there is a lot of material to be covered (if viewing on a mobile device, please click the three bars in the right hand top corner to see articles, poems etc).



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