Blasphemy sentence against TV channel will have chilling effect

The prison sentence for blasphemy handed down by a court in Pakistan against four people, including the owner of a major private TV channel and one of its star actresses, … Read More

Journalists covering Islamabad sit-ins brave manhandling

KARACHI: At least one dozen journalists and their supporting staffers belonging to different news channels have braved harassment and manhandling at the hands of angry cadres of a ruling party … Read More

Several journalists attacked while covering ‘Freedom March’ in Pakistan

New York: The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on all sides to respect the role of journalists and media workers covering an anti-government demonstration in Pakistan. Journalists from various news … Read More

Media Freedom under attack by Pakistan’s Government, the military and the judiciary

Three television channels of Pakistan’s most watched and most influential media network Geo TV, was ordered to be taken off air and shut down for a period of 15 days … Read More

Blasphemy against Ahle Bait: More pleas against TV channels

LAHORE: A case against TV channels and some people was registered for airing blasphemous content against the Ahle Bait at the City Police Station Mianwali. On the other hand, Sargodha’s … Read More

SC judge brushes aside allegations of ‘bias’ in Geo case

ISLAMABAD: A Supreme Court judge dismissed on Thursday objections raised by a TV show host regarding his fitness to hear a petition filed by Geo TV. “I don’t find any … Read More