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

Journalists and media workers protection law: Where do we stand today

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Three years ago, in Karachi, a senior journalist affiliated with Geo TV was abducted. The journalist’s name was Ali Imran Syed. He left the office for home and was abducted near his house. The abductors kept him in their custody for 22 hours and then dropped him off at his mother’s house. He remembers the […]


Enforced disappearances, curbs on media take centre stage in GSP+ review

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ISLAMABAD: In its review of Pakistan’s preferential trade status, the European Union has highlighted the issues of enforced disappearance and shrinking media freedom. The biennial review of Pakistan’s GSP+ status indicated that progress on issues like space for civil society, freedom of speech, and media remained largely the same as in 2020. The ‘Fourth GSP […]


Govt committed to promote diverse, responsible media landscape: Info Minister

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Caretaker Minister for Information and Broadcasting Murtaza Solangi has said the government is committed to promoting a vibrant, diverse and responsible media landscape. He was talking to Information Secretary Shahera Shahid and former Information Secretary Zahoor Ahmed who called on him in Islamabad.    The Information Minister said the rapid development of technology has changed the […]


Sukkur police arrest three suspects for harbouring journalist Jan Mahar’s killers

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In a significant development, the Sukkur police have claimed apprehending three influential individuals on charges of harbouring and facilitating the accused in the murder case of senior journalist Jan Muhammad Mahar. A police team conducted a raid in the Shah Belo forest, resulting in the capture of Umed Qadrani Jatoi, Sarwar Misrani Jatoi and Aqil […]