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Report sees dramatic increase in censorship

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani journalists and media houses during the year 2015 saw dramatic increase in censorship and silent, but potent crackdown on dissent and freedom of expression during the incumbent democratic setup which was never seen in previous civilian set ups. Freedom Network, an independent Pakistani media and civil liberties watchdog pinpointed this fact in its […]

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Media personnel trained on gender sensitive reporting

Pakistan Press Foundation

Karachi: As more and more women continue to make their mark in various professional fields world over, efforts to redefine the way working women are perceived by conservative societies were yet to be given due attention. Attempting to address the issue, the United Nations International Labour Organisation (ILO) in collaboration with the Freedom Network – […]

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Minimising risk: Freedom Network, UNESCO give journalists safety training

Pakistan Press Foundation

PESHAWAR: Journalists from Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas received a training session on how to remain safe while reporting for their respective national and international news organisations in the region. The two-day training—one day each for journalists of K-P and Fata—that culminated on Sunday, was held in the city by Pakistani media development organisation […]

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Media divided over security threats: FN

Pakistan Press Foundation

Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) President Afzal Butt strongly condemned the attack on senior journalist and anchorperson Hamid Mir and said that “Hamid Mir and his family have the legal and constitutional right to include names of those they suspect in the First Information Report (FIR).” However, he maintained that PFUJ will not be […]

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Judicial inquiry into journalist’s abduction demanded

Pakistan Press Foundation

PESHAWAR: The media watchdog organisation Freedom Network (FN) has demanded a judicial inquiry into reports that men in police uniforms kidnapped, tortured and detained investigative journalist Ali K Chishti. “What Chishti has described is shocking that the Karachi police could kidnap a journalist to deliver him to the Boss,” FN said. Ali Chishti, who writes […]

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