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High courts grant protective bails to journalists facing sedition cases

High courts grant protective bail to journalists facing sedition cases

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.

“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 ...