One television cameraman killed, three journalists injured in attack on political gathering

A cameraman for a television channel was killed and three journalists were injured on October 7, 2012 in an attack on a political party gathering in Khairpur district of Pakistan’s southern Sindh province. Mushtaque Khand, cameraman for “Dharti TV” news channel was killed while Mukhtiyar Phulpoto, correspondent for Daily “Awami...

Universal Periodic Review of Pakistan by EUROPEAN CENTRE FOR LAW AND JUSTICE (ECLJ) – On Freedom of Expression

Freedom of Expression Pakistan has impermissibly restricted the freedom of expression by subordinating it to Shariah. This restriction has created a repressive environment in which anyone may be punished for any action deemed inconsistent with Islam. While the Pakistani constitution allows for such restrictions, it is antithetical to the ICCPR....

Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists

NGOs report on Pakistan for the Universal Periodic Review under the UN Human Rights Council Session May 2008 – On Freedom of Expression

This report is presented by the following organizations on behalf of the civil society of Pakistan: 1. Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan 2. Aurat Foundation, 3. Pakistan Federal Union Of Journalists 4. Lok Sangat 5. National Commission for Justice and Peace 6. Democratic Commission for Human Development 7. Pakistan...