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Call for legislation to protect journalists

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QUETTA: No law in the country explicitly deals with safety of journalists whereas such laws exist in countries like Mexico where special prosecutors are appointed to pursue the cases of slain journalists and provide legal assistance to media workers facing threats, according to experts. At a seminar organised by the Pakistan Coalition on Media Safety […]

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Nawaz Sharif #whatareyoudoing? – IFJ/SAMSN call on leader for action

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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) expresses solidarity with its affiliate the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) in their call to end the impunity and defend press freedom and has begun a month long campaign to push Pakistan’s leaders into action against impunity for crimes against journalists. A delegation led by PFUJ former president […]

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UN Action Plan may be last chance to end impunity against journalists

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By: Iqbal Khattak ISLAMABAD: In little over two months this year, five confirmed journalists were killed in line of their duty – one in North Waziristan and four in Balochistan. Pakistan has been ranked the “most dangerous country” for journalists in 2009, 2010 and 2011. The impunity on crimes against journalists made the situation so […]

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