Senior journalist escapes attack

Journalist Arrested

LAHORE: Unidentified miscreants attacked senior journalist Muhammad Malick on late Saturday night. Malik remained unhurt but his car was damaged by firing. Following the incident, Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif took immediate notice of the mishap and ordered probe. Pakistan Press Foundation

Declaration on protection of journalists signed

Pakistani journalists

ISLAMABAD: To devise a national strategy to protect journalists and formulate policies for freedom of expression in the country, a declaration on “safety of journalists” was signed at a hotel on Monday by different stakeholders, including members of the United Nations bodies. The declaration was adopted after a meeting organised to provide Pakistan-specific inputs for …

Pakistan’s human rights review: Internet censorship comes under scrutiny

KARACHI: As part of a review of Pakistan’s human rights standing, the Netherlands has recommended that Pakistan remove restrictions on internet access. The recommendation is part of a draft report of the UN Human Rights Council working group on the Universal Periodic Review of Pakistan. In the draft report, released on November 2, the working …