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Journalist missing since July 13

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Zaibdar Marri, president of the Kohlu Press Club and correspondent of the Express News has been reported missing since July 13, 2018. Zaib’s family is concerned for his safety and has been unsuccessful in determining ascertaining his whereabouts. Kohlu is a district in the restive province of Balochistan where a simmering separatist insurgency has resulted instability […]

Silence from judiciary over media attacks increases self-censorship, Pakistan’s journalists say

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When it comes to the military and the judiciary, Pakistan’s journalists are “between a rock and a hard place,” Zohra Yusuf, of the independent non-profit Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, told CPJ. In recent months the judiciary, which has a history of siding with Pakistan’s powerful military, has remained largely silent amid attempts to censor […]

Electioneering online: Social media is the real battlefield

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Amidst the insecurity, time, and space constraints the political parties have chosen alternative battlefield to fight for their ‘cause’, disseminate their message across to millions with just one click of button—social media. It was in 2016 when a senior journalist tweeted that winner of next elections will be a party having the largest social media […]