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Opposition to block another FATF related legislation which gives spying powers to LEAs

September 15th, 2020; By Ahmad Saeed; LAHORE; Opposition lawmakers have vowed to block the passage of a proposed amendment in the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA), which will give spying powers to the investigating officers. The spying powers will be subject to the court’s permission for 60 days but can be extendable for 60 more days.

“They Will Make An Example Out Of Us To Crush All Dissent”

Although it has a remarkably vibrant press, Pakistan only ranks at number eight on the CPJ’s 2019 Global Impunity Index that enlists countries where murders of journalists go unpunished. At least 65 journalists and media workers ...