9th October 2020 by Haider Kaleem LAHORE Sindh police has booked at least 950 mourners for allegedly blocking roads and for airing ‘hate speech’ when different Shia groups were about to take out processions in Jacobabad and Hyderabad on Tuesday, October 6...
Pakistan is among top 10 countries with the most restrictions on internet freedom.
50 journalists worldwide attacked and killed during 2020; Pakistan among top 5 worst countries.
Police Arrest Four for Allegedly Gang-Raping and Filming Minor Police in Dera Ismail Khan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa have booked four people for the gang-rape and filming of a child, and extorting money from the victim's father. The father of the victim lodged a...
The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalist (PFUJ) has launched a decisive movement for the resolution of issues faced by media workers in the country, setting a three-month deadline for the government to take tangible actions towards a framework that can provide physical, economic, and mental security to media persons, said Nasir Zaidi, the PFUJ’s Secretary General, as he read out a declaration.
October 15th, 2020; Bureau Report; LAHORE; Islamabad High Court (IHC) has reprimanded the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) over misuse of powers under the cybercrime law during the hearing of a journalist’s petition against the raid on his house.
September 25th, 2020; By Rehan Piracha & Ahmed Saeed; LAHORE; Shireen Mazari, Federal Minister for Human Rights, clarified that the FIA did not lodge FIRs against journalists and social media activists under the country's cybercrimes law, adding though that the agency has received a complaint against 12 journalists.
It is imperative to address the growing issue of Digital Violence in our increasingly technological society. The Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act, 2016 (PECA) in Pakistan outlines various forms of cybercrime including cyber harassment, child pornography, and cyber stalking....
Former inspector generals of police say a blanket ban on coverage of high profile criminal cases goes against the spirit of right of access to information of citizens following PEMRA’s directives to news channels from airing any content related to the Lahore motorway gang-rape case.
Gharidah Farooqi stands tall amidst years of cyber violence, refusing to be silenced in her fight for media freedom and women's rights.