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OBITUARY: Dr Mehdi Hasan breathes his last

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Dr Mehdi Hasan's legacy in Pakistan will always remain that of a staunchly principled professional, a progressive journalist, and a deep critic of those who clamped down upon freedom of expression and freedom of press

Taliban assail journalists covering women’s rally in Kabul

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At least three journalists were attacked by Taliban fighters for covering a women's protest in Kabul.

India has upped repression on Kashmiri journalists

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Journalists in IOK are facing increasing harassment and threats from the Indian forces

Harassment of journalists can’t go on: Alam

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Former PEMRA chair Absar Alam talks about the unseen forces targeting journalists

‘Improvements needed in Sindh Journalists Protection Act’

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July 12: Recently, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) while lauding the passing of this Act have presented several recommendations that would be essential to the Act and that should be incorporated during its initial implementation phase.

“Who is funding you?”: the story of Asad Toor’s horrific attack

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May 26th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; The three unidentified assailants asked journalist Asad Toor about the source of his funding as well as forced him to repeatedly raise slogans to prove his patriotism as they gagged and tortured him in his Islamabad apartment on Tuesday night.

Self-censorship today worst than under military rule: PFUJ

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September 28th, 2020; Bureau Report; LAHORE; The government has forced the country’s news outlets to resort to self-censorship of a kind not seen even during military rule: PFUJ

FIA didn’t lodge cases against journalists, clarifies Mazari

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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.

In the line of Fire

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September 20th, 2020; By Haider Kaleem; ISLAMABAD; One of the main issues discussed at Pakistan Bar Council's All Parties Conference, on Thursday was the cases filed against dissenting voices such as Matiullah Jan, Asad Toor & Colonel Inam.

Cybercrime cases against senior journalists widely condemned

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September 12th, 2020; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; The registration of cybercrime cases against AbsarAlam and Bilal Farooqi has evoked strong condemnation from journalists, activists, and rights organizations as both journalists say those behind such intimidatory acts were doing no service to society and the country.