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Press freedom in Pakistan have deteriorated in recent years as the media has faced constant attacks, threats, and intimidation while performing its journalistic duties. Yet, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry make the assertion that Pakistan was “probably one of the freest

Govt committed to ensure free, independent media: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain has reiterated the government’s commitment to ensure free and independent media in the country. In his message on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, the minister said the government under

Pakistan scores poorly in freedom of expression report

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan performed poorly in legal and practical protections for the right to freedom of expression during 2020, according to a new report published by the Media Matters for Democracy. The Pakistan Freedom of Expression Report 2020 was launched through

Protection of journalists

Pakistani media was faced with different challenges both in terms of content and coverage as well as in the nature of the steps to restrict press freedom and the free flow of information in 2020. The year 2020 presented the

Stifling press freedom

Despite huge strides, press freedom has been on a decline in Pakistan in recent years. We are still regarded as one of the most dangerous countries in the world for a journalist due to various incidents of violence, threats and

Kashmiris freedom struggle destined to suceed: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Kashmir Martyrs Day is reminiscent of the utmost price paid for freedom by brave Kashmiris, said Director-General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Babar Iftikhar. In a statement on Twitter, the military’s spokesperson said: ”Every single drop of bloodshed

Are we really free?

Are we free? What is freedom? As women, we often ask ourselves this question? If not then how can women become free? The concept of freedom varies for every person. Some women are satisfied with the amount the independence she

Freedom of speech and expression being curtailed: Bilawal

ISLAMABAD: Freedom of speech and expression is the mother of all human rights, said Chairman Pakistan People Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, while addressing an event in connection with the International Human Rights Day. He said that students should have the

Declining internet freedom

Governments around the world are increasingly using social media to manipulate elections and monitor its citizens, tilting the technology towards digital authoritarianism. According to a recent report by think tank Freedom House, global internet freedoms declined for the ninth consecutive