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Poor State of Gender In Journalism in Pakistan

Freedom Network marks the International Women’s Day paying tributes to female journalists for continuing to work in one of the most dangerous countries for journalists…

E-Bulletin For February 2015

February 2015 Feb 08: Altaf Hussain throws a veiled threat at TV anchors amidst controversy over Baldia factory fire. http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=09_02_2015_003_004 Feb 10: Online newspaper BalochHal…

Bangladesh New ICT Law Curtails Free Speech Online

Saleem Samad A secular and democratic Bangladesh has promulgated a new draconian law Information and Communication Technology (ICT) (Amendment) Ordinance-2013 which empowers law enforcers to…

E-Bulletin For January 2015

January 2015 Jan 05: Supreme Court indicts ARY TV channel anchor Mubashar Lucman and CEO Salman Iqbal in ‘contempt of court’ case. http://www.dawn.com/news/1155189/sc-indicts-ary-ceo-anchorperson-in-contempt-case Jan 08:…

Forgetting Safety Basics, Again?

Story of an AFP photojournalist By Mazhar Abbas A bullet was found in an envelope in his car parked outside the Karachi Press Club in 2007….

E-Bulletin For December 2014

December 2014   Dec 01: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists observe countrywide protest against attacks on DunyaNews, DawnNews and Abbtak TV channels’ DSNG vans in…