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Federal Minister Dr. Shireen Mazari assures cameramen & photojournalists to resolve their concerns regarding the newly legislated law.
May 22nd, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; PFUJ and Freedom Network Pakistan welcomed tabling of the much-awaited the Protection of Journalists and Media Professionals Bill in the National Assembly but said the legislation should also define freelance journalists as well as further empower the journalists’ protection commission.
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.
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.