Pakistan Press Freedom Report 2007

Attacks on Journalists and Media Organizations during 2006 Introduction Media organizations and journalists in Pakistan were targeted by government authorities, militant groups, intelligence agencies as well as political and religious groups during 2006. Journalists throughout Pakistan were killed, abducted, injured, harassed and intimidated while fulfilling their duties. Most journalists in tribal areas have either been …

Editors Round Table on “reporting Conflict”

April 13, 2012 Lahore Free access of journalists sought for reporting from conflict areas The media and civil society professionals have sought end to role of intelligence agencies, free access to the conflict zones and proper training of media professionals for better, responsible and independent conflict reporting. They expressed their views at a round table …

Fata journalists face high security threat

ISLAMABAD: More than 50 per cent journalists from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) have received threats of various kinds during last year while at least 33 per cent of the tribal journalists have faced threats of assault in line of duty. In Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa 87 percent of journalists surveyed have termed militants and security forces …

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 …