Freedom of Expression

On International Day to End Impunity from Crimes Against Journalists, PPF emphasizes the need for an ‘open, restriction-free and safe’ environment for the media to cover the upcoming general elections

With Pakistan expected to hold general elections in January 2024, the need for an open, restriction-free, and safe environment for the media to work in is crucial. Journalists and media professionals in Pakistan must be able to cover the upcoming elections, including the pre-election period,...

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Miseries of AJK Journalists

“I have not observed any journalist organization providing practical support to journalists in their professional work thus far in AJK.” Said Safeer Ahmed Raza. Safeer Ahmed Raza, a reporter for 24 News channel based in Muzaffarabad, said that he has been associated with the field of...

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PPF condemns threats of demolition of the property of journalist Miraj Khalid Wazir in South Waziristan after he posted against a jirga decision on social media

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) condemns the threats to Hum Pashto 1 Correspondent Miraj Khalid Wazir by a jirga (a council of local tribal elders) after he posted on social media against a decision they had taken regarding demotion of houses in the Wana district of...

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Journalist granted bail

ISLAMABAD: The Special Court of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Thursday granted post-arrest bail to journalist Khalid Jamil in controversial tweets case. Special Judge Central Shahrukh Arjumand accepted the bail petition of Jamil against Rs50,000 surety bonds. The FIA’s Cyber Crimes Wing registered the FIR against...

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