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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.
50 journalists worldwide attacked and killed during 2020; Pakistan among top 5 worst countries.
The ARY show host was targeted by unknown assailants who were arrested by the police. Hasan later forgave them.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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...
Editors for Safety (EfS) has welcomed the Ministry of Human Rights' landmark "Protection of Journalists & Media Professionals Bill 2020", aimed at ensuring the...
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