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Bill on protection of journalists gets cabinet nod, media bodies give guarded welcome

May 7th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; The federal cabinet has approved a much sought-after bill on the protection of journalists. However, PFUJ and Freedom Network gave a guarded welcome saying it remains to be seen whether the bill included their recommendations.

Govt held no consultation on Journalists Protection Bill: PFUJ

November 12th, 2020; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; Federal Minister for Information Shibli Faraz has recently announced that the Journalists Protection Bill 2020 will be submitted in parliament for approval soon but the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists says journalists were not consulted on the proposed law.