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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.

‘Protect journalists, activists facing threats’

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September 8th, 2020; Bureau Report; LAHORE: The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet has urged Pakistan to take measures for the protection of journalists and human rights activists facing threats in the country.

Activists slam Baluchistan for telling officials to quit ‘anti-govt’ groups

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September 2nd, 2020 By Asim Khan QUETTA; Human rights activists have condemned the directives issued by the Balochistan government for its officials to quit following and supporting...

Journalists booked for ‘obstructing justice’

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Police have registered a case against two reporters for armed assault and obstruction of justice in the Shangla district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Anwar Jan: Another outspoken journalist is silenced

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Jul 26, 2020: The brother of a murdered journalist Anwar Jan Baloch has claimed that the murder was an well thought out act with the involvement of a higher up. According to information that was provided to the Levies, Anwar Jan's murder took ...