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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...
Javedullah Khan

Javedullah Khan’s Murder Highlights Need for Journalist Protection Laws

On the 25th of February, journalist and politician Javedullah Khan was shot dead in Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The father of 2 was also a...