Pakistan Press Foundation welcomes the decision of the Supreme Court questioning PEMRA’s “unsolicited media-gagging order” on the conduct of judges.

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) welcomes the decision of a special bench of the Supreme Court to question a prohibition order issued by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) prohibiting coverage of the conduct of judges. We urge PEMRA to take notice of the scathing...

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PPF urges PEMRA to revoke the ban on the broadcast of content regarding the conduct of judges

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) urges the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to revoke its order banning the broadcast of any content pertaining to the conduct of sitting judges of the high courts and superior court. In light of the implications of such a ban...

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On International Women’s Day, PPF calls attention to attacks on women journalists; the safety of women journalists must be ensured

As the world observes International Women’s Day, Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) calls attention to the attacks, harassment and abuse that women journalists in Pakistan face and urges the need for tackling such attacks on women in the media. The safety — both physical and mental...

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Pakistan Press Foundation calls for the immediate lifting of the ban on addresses by former prime minister Imran Khan and the suspension of the ARY News television channel

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) condemns the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority’s (PEMRA) decision to ban the broadcast or rebroadcast of speeches or press talks by former prime minister Imran Khan and to take ARY News off the air for sharing clips from an address by...

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50 PTI workers booked over alleged manhandling of journalists

Rail Bazaar, Faisalabad police on Thursday booked 50 workers of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on charges of thrashing media persons, snatching and damaging their belongings. Submitting an application, the Electronic Media Association Vice President Munawar Iqbal said that the media persons were performing their duty at the...

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National Assembly (NA) panel to consider journalists protection bill

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting on Thursday decided to consider the bill on protection of journalists in its next meeting. The committee met here under the chairmanship of Javeria Zafar. The meeting sought a detailed briefing on senior anchorperson Arshad Sharif’s...

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Media workers thrashed at PTI presser

TOBA TEK SINGH: Faisalabad journalists and press photographers boycotted the press conference of former PTI minister Farrukh Habib at his office in Samanabad on Wednesday after party activists tortured some reporters and cameraman. Habib had invited the media to hail the ‘party victory’ in the Punjab...

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‘Impunity for crimes against journalists to be resisted’

The Commission for the Protection of Journalists and Other Media Practitioners (CJMP) will strive for tackling impunity for crimes against journalists and the media in Sindh, Rasheed Rizvi, a retired judge, said on Thursday. In his concluding remarks at a meeting of the Pakistan Journalists Safety...

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PPF condemns online trolling campaign against the wife of murdered journalist Arshad Sharif

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) condemns the online trolling campaign against woman journalist Javeria Siddique. Siddique is the wife of the late journalist Arshad Sharif, who was killed in Kenya on October 24, 2022. Such a campaign reflects the gendered nature of attacks that women journalists in...

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PPF commemorates the life of Aziz Memon — a journalist lost due to a ‘well-planned murder.’

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) commemorates the life of journalist Aziz Memon who was found dead on February 16, 2020. Memon’s murder was ruled a “well-planned murder” and represented the danger journalists face for their work. Despite the passage of three years and multiple arrests, Memon’s...

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