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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) releases World Press Freedom Report on Media Safety and Press Freedom in Pakistan 2019-2020.

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This year, the media in Pakistan, is operating under a new and challenging environment created by the spread of COVID-19. Since the spread of the pandemic in the country, two journalists have died and at least 38 media workers have tested positive. Pakistan Press Foundation’s (PPF) “Report on Media Safety and Press Freedom in 2019-2020” released […]

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Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman’s arrest: Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons raises case with PM Khan

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LONDON: Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons and Labour politician Afzal Khan MP has called on Prime Minister Imran Khan to explain why Geo and Jang Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman has been denied basic human rights as a Pakistani while being in custody after arrested by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in a 34 years […]

Freedom of Expression


Who’s behind campaign against Shirin Mazari, Hamid Mir?

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ISLAMABAD: A recent online abusive trend on social media against Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr. Shirin Mazari and senior anchorperson Hamid Mir forced ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf to identify some groups and individuals within its own ranks creating hatred and divisions when the state needs unity to fight against COVID-19. An abusive campaign against Dr. […]

Digital Media, Media and Governance


PFUJ demands probe into mysterious death of Sajid Hussain

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Islamabad: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalist (PFUJ) has demanded immediate investigation into mysterious death of Baloch journalist Sajid Hussain in Sweden who’s body was found from Uppsala river. In a joint statement PFUJ President Shahzada Zulfiqar and Secretary General Nasir Zaidi urges Sweden Government to immediately probe the incident as its failure of the Government […]

Freedom of Expression


Body of missing journalist found in Sweden river

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LAHORE: Friends and family members of missing journalist Sajid Hussain Baloch said on Friday that his body was found in a river near the Swedish city of Uppsala. French news agency AFP quoted police spokesman Jonas Eronen as saying that his body was found on April 23 in the Fyris river outside Uppsala. The journalist […]

Freedom of Expression