India interrupts FM Radio Mirpur transmission: Senate panel informed

BY: WAQAR LILLAH India has interrupted transmission of FM Radio Mirpur of Azad Jammu & Kashmir and transmitted its broadcast through high-powered FM transmitter, Senate Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting was informed on Wednesday. The committee expressed displeasure over the negligence of Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation for not bringing the incident into the notice of …

World Press Freedom Day Celebrated by Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

Pakistani journalists are killed, unjustly detained, abducted, beaten and threatened by law enforcement and intelligence agencies, militants, tribal and feudal lords, as well as, some political parties that claim to promote democracy and the rule of law. Sixwere killed in the line of duty in Pakistan during 2011. For every journalist who has been deliberately …

Pakistan Press Freedom Report 2011

Press Freedom in Pakistan Press freedom has never been consistent in Pakistan. Different regimes used legal and constitutional means to control the press from public debate and criticism. In it sixty years of history, Pakistan has been ruled by military more than the civilian. Press in Pakistan usually faces threats, violence, economic pressure, etc. The …