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The Islamabad High Court and Lahore High Court have granted protective bail to news anchors Arshad Sharif, Moeed Pirzada, Sami Ibrahim and Imran Riaz Khan after a slew of sedition cases were registered against them in cities across the country.
In another landmark verdict, the Islamabad High Court on Friday declared the controversial Prevention of Electronic Crimes (Amendment) Ordinance as unconstitutional.
Toba Tek Singh police on Friday registered a case against a prayer leader for allegedly making blasphemous remarks against religious figures during a sermon.
At least three journalists were attacked by Taliban fighters for covering a women's protest in Kabul.
Undeterred by recent malicious trolling, senior anchor person Gharidah Farooqi said the online attacks are part of a coordinated, organised and malicious campaign to silence and intimidate journalists critical of the government.
As the Human Rights Watch denounces the proposed PMDA as a move to curb freedom of expression, Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry made it clear that the government will not budge on clauses regarding "fake news" and the rights of journalists
"We have been officially informed by these governments that we are under threat," says Waqass
The IHC directed the Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances to submit a report about Mudassar Naaru, missing since August 2018.
An Islamabad court on Monday granted police a four-day extension to the physical remand of five suspects seen sexually harassing a couple in a series of viral videos.
Press freedom watchdogs have called upon the authorities to explore the suspected involvement of Mirpurkhas police and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in the 2007 murder of journalist Zubair Mujahid