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Maryam Nawaz gets ARY news mic removed before presser

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice president Maryam Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday removed ARY News’ mic before addressing a press conference here in Punjab’s capital, ARY News reported. The PML-N leader once again singled-out ARY News and not only removed the most popular news channel’s mic...

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How space for press freedom has been restricted

KARACHI: Legislative measures, physical attacks, online threats and trolling, government-led labelling — in the past year, the media in Pakistan worked under an increasingly restrictive environment online and continued to face physical attacks. During 2021-22, an already restricted and under press has been further repressed...

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Press under siege

Today, on World Press Freedom Day, it is important to remind state, government and political parties that the concept of a free press is essential to the functioning of any democracy. This becomes all the more important in a country where freedom of the media...

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