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حامد میر کے خلاف درخواست واپس: وکلاء تنظیموں کا بحالی کا مطالبہ

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لاہور ہائی کورٹ نے حمد کے خلاف دائر درخواست کو اعتراض لگا کر واپس کر دیا جب کہ پاکستان کی مختلف وکلاء تنظیموں اور خواتین صحافیوں نے حامد میر کے حق میں قرارددیں منظور کرتے ہوئے ان کے پروگرام کو بحال کرنے کا مطالبہ کیا ہے

“Pakistan’s independent digital media rejects draconian attempt to muzzle media”

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ISLAMABAD: The Digital Media Association of Pakistan (DigiMAP) has expressed deep concern at the government proposal to create a new authority to regulate the entire spectrum of the country’s media sector including print, electronic, digital and film.

Threatened, tortured, killed, sacked – HRCP report highlights plight of jouralists

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June 2nd, 2021; Staff Report; LAHORE; The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has put out a detailed policy brief discussing a diverse set of issues faced by working journalists in Pakistan, the report also makes concrete policy suggestions on how to address some of these challenges.

Rights Watch | 2nd June 2021

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Islampura police have registered a case against a 24-year-old man for allegedly abducting a toddler on her way to a neighbour's house for Quran lessons and raping her. The three-year-old was later dumped on a street, but was found and taken to a hospital for treatment. The suspect is currently at large. For more stories on human rights abuses and concerns, keep reading.

Asad Toor attack: Journalists hold demonstrations, call for arrest of assailants

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Journalists, civil rights organizations and political activists on the call of the PFUJ held demonstrations in major cities today to condemn the attack on journalist Asad Toor, terming the incident an attack on free speech and press.

PFUJ denounces Media Owners-Government Collusion

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January 20th, 2021; Bureau Report; LAHORE; After three days of intensive discussions, the executive committee of the PFUJ has released a document outlining the hardships being faced by media workers in the country. The body has threatened the government with a protest campaign if it does not address these hardships.

PFUJ conference highlights #EnoughIsEnough campaign

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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.

Resolve journalists’ issues within 3 months, PFUJ tells govt

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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.

South Asian rights activists decry attacks on civil society & media

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December 9th, 2020; Bureau Report; LAHORE; In a webinar hosted by SAHR, Prominent rights activists from South Asian countries decry the use of power by state and non-state actors on civil society and press to quell the dissenting voices.

Journalist Qais Javed killed in Dera Ismail Khan

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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.