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PFUJ denounces Media Owners-Government Collusion

January 20th, 2021; Bureau Report; LAHORE; After three days of intensive discussions, the executive committee of the PFUJ has released a document outlining the hardships being faced by media workers in the country. The body has threatened the government with a protest campaign if it does not address these hardships.

Pakistan among five most deadliest countries for journalists in 2020: RSF

50 journalists worldwide attacked and killed during 2020; Pakistan among top 5 worst countries.
Journalist Iqrarul Hasan assaulted in Lahore

Iqrarul Hasan assaulted in Lahore; forgives assailants later

The ARY show host was targeted by unknown assailants who were arrested by the police. Hasan later forgave them.

Panel calls for emergency visa to journalists at risk

November 25th, 2020; BUREAU REPORT; LAHORE; A new advisory report has found that journalists face unprecedented risks to their safety around the world, calling upon Media Freedom Coalition States to States to create an emergency visa for journalists at risk as part of its recommendations.

Remembering journalists whose killers still roam free in Pakistan

November 2nd, 2020; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; On the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, Voicepk.net recounts murder cases of journalists whose killers roam free in Pakistan, making the country one of the seven nations that has appeared every year on the CPJ’s Global Impunity Index since its inception in 2008.

Pakistan on 9th spot on Global Impunity Index but journalists say situation far worse

October 29th, 2020; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; Pakistan has been placed as the ninth-worst country on CPJ’s Global Impunity Index 2020 but journalists say the country was witnessing the worst period of impunity against media persons in its history.

FIA didn’t lodge cases against journalists, clarifies Mazari

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.

The curious case of Hafiz Ehtasham, complainant against Journalist Asad Toor

September 16th, 2020; By Hamid Riaz; LAHORE; Ehtasham, the spokesperson of Laal Masjid's Shuhada Foundation, has a long history of taking frivolous legal actions for which he has been reprimanded by the court. But he insists that his FIR against journalist Asad Toor is for the "greater good".
Sajid Hussain Baloch

“Sajid Baloch: In Terra Incognita?”

March 29, 2020 By Xari Jalil LAHORE When Taj Baloch said goodbye to his friend, he did not know it would be the last time that he...

All about Ministry of Human Rights’ Protection of Journalists & Media Professionals Bill 2020

Editors for Safety (EfS) has welcomed the Ministry of Human Rights' landmark "Protection of Journalists & Media Professionals Bill 2020", aimed at ensuring the...