Pakistan Press Freedom Report 2006 and report on media in areas affected by earthquake of October 8, 2005

Introduction 2005 was a difficult year for Pakistani media. Pakistani journalists were subjected to attacks, threats and harassment from institutions of state including law enforcement agencies as well as political, religious, nationalist and militant organizations. The large number of incidents of violence against the print and electronic media and use of other coercive tactics such …

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 …