February 22, 2023 | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)
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Daily Archives: February 22, 2023

Two dozen booked for torture of journalist in Rahim Yar Khan

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RAHIM YAR KHAN: Police on Tuesday registered a case against two dozen people for alleged torture of a journalist. Complainant Liaqat Hussain alias Tehsin Bukhari, a crime reporter working with daily Qoum, in first information report said he was on his duty with some other journalists and a building inspector of district council Arshad Sial […]

Pakistan: Government seeks to criminalize criticism of the military

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The IPI global network is alarmed by a proposed bill in Pakistan that would punish criticism of the Pakistan military and judiciary with prison. The measures would expand on the already restrictive provisions in the criminal code that are increasingly used to slience critial media and independent journalism in Pakistan. The Criminal Laws (Amendment) Act, […]

Real journalism asks tough questions

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While there are exceptions, too often both the Israeli and Arab press fail miserably when it comes to reporting on violent acts in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Already this year, there have been dozens of murderous assaults by Israeli forces into Palestinian populated areas and deadly Palestinian attacks against Israelis. Aspects of the press coverage of […]

Government taking practical steps for resolution of journalists’ problems: Marriyum

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said on Tuesday that the government was aware of the problems being faced by the journalist community and it was taking all possible steps to solve them. The minister was talking to a delegation of the Murree Press Club which met her here. During the meeting, the […]