March 9, 2023 | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)
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Media persons attacked: Violent clashes erupt at ‘Aurat March’; scores hurt

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ISLAMABAD: The Aurat March, Wednesday, turned ugly when the marchers started chanting slogans against the government and the media and as a result violent clashes broke out between the police and the marchers while the marchers also launched an attack on media persons covering the event. The organizers of the Aurat March started their programme […]

Arshad Sharif’s murder: Progress report submitted to SC

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ISLAMABAD: The Special Joint Investigation Team (SJIT) probing the murder of journalist Arshad Sharif on Wednesday filed its 15-day progress report with the Supreme Court of Pakistan in a sealed envelope. A five-member larger bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Umar Ata Bandial, on the last hearing, had […]

PPF calls for safety of women journalists from online, physical harassment

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ISLAMABAD: As the world observed International Women’s Day, Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) on Wednesday drew attention to the attacks, harassment and abuse that women journalists in Pakistan face on a daily basis and urged the need for tackling assaults on women in the media. In a statement issued here, PPF demanded the physical and mental […]

Lahore High Court (LHC) judge refuses to hear Imran’s plea challenging PEMRA’s ban

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LAHORE: Lahore High Court’s (LHC) Justice Shahid Bilal Hassan on Wednesday recused himself from hearing Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan’s plea challenging PEMRA’s ban on airing his speeches. Justice Hassan sent the case file to the LHC chief Justice, requesting to fix it to another bench. On March 5, the Pakistan Media Regulatory Authority […]