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PFUJ will continue to struggle for press freedom, Nasir Zaidi, said while accepting Nisar Osmani Award for Courage Journalism 2021 conferred on his union on Saturday.
Civil society re-affirms support for Pakistan Federation Union of Journalists’ Long March
Digital journalists fear that PMDA is an attempt to restrict free speech online.
At a meeting of the Federal Executive Council of the PFUJ journalists re-affirmed their opposition to the PMDA black law
The Federal Information Ministry has announced the formation of a consultation committee to discuss and make improvements to the (widely opposed) PMDA law.
Despite a two-day long sit-in outside the Parliament House, where journalists gathered against the PMDA, the government continues to maintain its silence on whether it will continue to push forth the black law.
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.
As the Human Rights Watch denounces the proposed PMDA as a move to curb freedom of expression, Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry made it clear that the government will not budge on clauses regarding "fake news" and the rights of journalists
PFUJ have rejected the misleading statements of federal minister of Information Fawad Chaudhry.
Media industry terms the PMDA law an attempt to subjugate the freedom of press