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پاکستان میں میڈیا کی حفاظت اور آزادی صحافت آزادی صحافت کے عالمی دن کو یادگار منانے کے لیے پاکستان پریس فاوٗنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) کی رپورٹ

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پاکستان پریس فاوٗنڈیشن (پی پی ایف)نے پاکستان میں میڈیا کی حفاظت اورآزادی صحافت 2019-2020کی عالمی آزادی صحافت پر رپورٹ جاری کردی ہے پاکستان میں میڈیا COVID-19سے رونما نئے اور سخت امتحان میں اپنی ذمہ داری نبھارہاہے۔ملک میں اس وبا کے پھوٹنے سےلے کر اب تک دو صحافی جاں بحق ہوئے اور کم از کم 38کا […]


HRCP raises concerns over human rights in Pakistan

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The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) raised several pertinent concerns in its 2019 annual report on the State of Human Rights in Pakistan. However, the report overlooks several major milestones towards securing and safeguarding the rights of vulnerable groups that were reached in the past year in Pakistan, said a press release issued on […]


Pearl’s parents also challenge in SC high court verdict

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ISLAMABAD: The parents of The Wall Street Journal’s slain reporter Daniel Pearl has joined the Sindh government in challenging the Sindh High Court’s (SHC) April 2 judgement of overturning the conviction of Ahmed Omer Saeed Sheikh before the Supreme Court. Senior counsel Faisal Siddiqui on Saturday moved an appeal before the apex court on behalf […]


‘Seven journalists infected with virus’

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PESHAWAR: At least seven journalists have tested positive for the Covid-19 in the province while the government would provide all facilities to the affected media persons. Adviser to Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister on Information and Public Relations Ajmal Wazir said this during a meeting with a delegation of Peshawar Press Club and Khyber Union of Journalists on […]


Press Freedom Day: Journalists’ bodies demand release of Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has chalked out a wide ranging plan to observe Press Freedom day today (3rd of May) and will arrange protest rallies across the country as the media and press freedom in the country is deteriorating continuously and apart from media freedom, freedom of speech and expression guaranteed in […]


TIME magazine list: Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman’s arrest among 10 ‘Most Urgent’ cases of threats to press freedom

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ISLAMABAD: Jang and Geo Group Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman’s arrest in a 34 years old property case is among the “most urgent” cases of threats to Press Freedom. The arrest has been highlighted in the TIME magazine list of 10 most urgent cases. TIME says that as the coronavirus continues to spread throughout the world, some […]


Second phase of ‘save journalist movement’ begins today

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has decided to launch the second phase of “Save the Journalist Movement” from Sunday (today) to mark the Press Freedom Day. A sit-in would be staged outside Parliament House in Islamabad on Sunday, announced the leadership of the PFUJ and the Rawalpindi Islama­bad Union of Journalists (RIUJ) […]


PPF expresses safety concern for journalists amid pandemic

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) has expressed safety concern over the alarming situation for Pakistani media personnel during COVID-19 pandemic. The PPF Saturday released World Press Freedom Report on Media Safety and Press Freedom in Pakistan 2019-2020 on the eve of World Press Freedom Day, which will be observed on May 3 (Sunday). This year, the […]