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As the UN's COP26 conference is set to begin in Glasgow, Scotland, journalists are putting forth appeals for the right to cover environmental issues
Media workers from across the country on Sunday marched to Parliament against the govt’s proposed PMDA. Journalists set up an overnight sit-in camp for Monday's protest during President Alvi's address to the parliament.
July 14: The report noted that the labour laws mainly dealt with formal workplaces and establishments. The issue is particularly relevant to those online/digital workers who operate from their homes.
President Shahzada Zulfiqar and Secretary-General Nasir Zaidi said now it was clear that the incumbent government was bent upon denying the freedom of speech and press and could not face criticism, which was a hallmark of transparency and accountability
Representatives of the UN Human Rights Council expressed their grave concern over the use of false cases to deprive Pakistani journalists of their right to free expression, and urged the Government of Pakistan to fulfill its obligations to protect the rights of journalists and human rights defenders.
The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalist (PFUJ) has launched a decisive movement for the resolution of issues faced by media workers in the country, setting a three-month deadline for the government to take tangible actions towards a framework that can provide physical, economic, and mental security to media persons, said Nasir Zaidi, the PFUJ’s Secretary General, as he read out a declaration.
The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) on Friday gave the government a three-month deadline to resolve the ongoing media crisis which has severely compromised the independence of media in the country.
50 journalists worldwide attacked and killed during 2020; Pakistan among top 5 worst countries.
A journalist from the Dera Ismail Khan area has been killed inside his own home by unknown people. Pakistan has seen 100 journalists killed in the last 20 years according to CPJ.
November 19th, 2020; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; The Islamabad High Court has adjourned the hearing of a petition by the HRCP and PFUJ against the PEMRA’s ban on broadcasting speeches by proclaimed offenders and absconders till December 16.
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