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Daily Archives: May 6, 2019

Climate of impunity

Pakistan Press Foundation

SEVENTY-TWO dead, including 48 deliberately singled out and murdered and 24 killed in the line of duty — these are the journalists who have lost their lives in Pakistan since 2002. They were among the bravest of the community: many of them took on some of the most powerful in the land, exposing corruption in […]


Free press matters

Pakistan Press Foundation

Here are ten key reasons why= press freedom remains crucial: first, questioning power: a truly free and independent press is a fundamental tool for holding those in and with power to account. When journalism aligns itself too closely with, or is co-opted by, any of these agents of power, citizens suffer. And, make no mistake […]


Town committee chairman booked in journalist’s murder case

Pakistan Press Foundation

HYDERABAD: A journalist working for a Sindhi language daily was shot dead in Naushehro Feroze district on Saturday evening allegedly for writing against the local government representatives. Chairman of Padidan Town Committee Shakeel Ahmed Rajper is among the six persons booked in the murder FIR, registered after local journalists blocked the Mehran Highway in a sit-in […]


Press Freedom Day 2019

Pakistan Press Foundation

In Pakistan, the state of press freedom can be gauged from Hamid Mir’s question to the ISPR director-general that media should be allowed to interview the PTM and seek answers from them about the allegations levelled against them by the milt-establishment. Hamid Mir was not allowed to interview PTM leaders. It can also be ascertained […]