PTA strongly reacts to report on internet freedom

PTA strongly reacts to report on internet freedomPakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has strongly protested with Freedom House, a US-based organisation, while terming its report on Pakistan regarding internet freedom heavily biased and one-sided. The PTA through a letter conveyed its concerns to the Freedom House and advised the organisation to suitably amend the report, and in future review the findings of the […]

An abducted Journalist Ashiq Jatoi got bail after 17 days.

An abducted Journalist Ashiq Jatoi got bail after 17 days.An abducted Journalist of Sindh Tv, Ashiq Jatoi got bail on 21st Nov from First judiciary Rohri court after 17 days, and on 28th Nov chalan was registered on behalf of witness’s evidence against Chachar. Talking to PPF, Jatoi stated that on Nov 4th a group of 4 to 5 unidentified people abducted him from […]

‘Media under threat from both right- and left-wingers’

‘Media under threat from both right- and left-wingers’KARACHI:In the pecking order of modern threats to free media, the rise of populism, and the uninterrupted flow of misinformation are right on top. During a wide-ranging interview with the Express Tribune, German broadcast journalist, and the Director-General of Deutsche Welle (DW), Peter Limbourg cautioned freedom of speech is under sustained assault by the rise […]

HRCP condemns National Press Club bar on journalists’ forum

HRCP condemns National Press Club bar on journalists’ forumLAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) condemned the National Press Club (NPC)’s administration for barring senior journalists from entering its premises on November 23. The HRCP said in a statement a senior journalists’ forum is hosted at the NPC library every week chaired by veteran journalist Muhammad Ziauddin who is known for his […]

Pakistan: Death threats received journalist.

Pakistan:  Death threats received journalist.Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) and National Press Club (NPC) strongly condemned death threats by terrorist outfits to Asif Ali Bhatti Reporter of Geo News in Pakistan’s capital city of  Islamabad. Briefing a joint meeting of PFUJ and NPC on November 24, 2019, Bhatti, said he had been receiving threats and e messages over […]

Action against newspaper stalls

Action against newspaper stallsThe joint Karachi police and Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) action against newspaper hawkers and their stalls needs to be condemned as reports say that Karachi police ransacked and demolished newspaper stalls in various areas of Karachi and the officials of Karachi Municipal Corporation (KMC) have taken newspaper sellers into custody and snatched newspapers from their […]