January 2023

Four Pakistani journalists killed in 2022: CPNE report

January 22, 2023: The Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) has issued the “Pakistan Press Freedom Report 2022”. According to the report, freedom of media in Pakistan faced exacerbating scenarios of jeopardy in 2022 whereas freedom of speech was continuously suppressed and sabotaged. According to...

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Pakistan: Press freedom remains under strain

The election of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in April 2022 brought initial hopes for an improved climate for press freedom in Pakistan, however the country’s journalists continue to face physical attacks, harassment, and arrests, according to data collected by IPI on press freedom violations in...

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Journalists in Balochistan Continue To Face Huge Danger

Data compiled by the Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) shows that a total of 21 journalists have been killed in Balochistan since 2002. Balochistan is considered the most dangerous province in the country for journalists. It is generally believed that during coverage of violent incidents, journalists are...

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