Freedom Network wins prestigious French Human Rights Prize

PARIS, December 12, 2017: French Justice Minister Ms Nicole Belloubet on Tuesday (December 12, 2017) handed Freedom Network, a Pakistani civic liberties organization working on issues of freedom of expression,…

E-Bulletin For November 2017

November 2017 Nov 01: Dalbandin press club in Balochistan was shut down after threats from Balochistan Liberation Front demanding media should report their activities as…

21 Journalists Attacked In Two Months In Pakistan

Mass Media Threats in Balochistan FN Threat Data Analysis – October-November 2017 Twenty-one journalists, including investigative reporter, cameramen and photojournalists, were attacked and injured, two…

Five Tribal Journalists Detained In Landikotal

Paramilitary force detained five tribal journalists and a press club employee after a magnetic bomb was discovered beneath the car they were riding in Landikotal…

E-Bulletin For October 2017

October 2017 Oct 1: Elite Police beat up local Geo TV cameraman Hasnain Qureshi in Dera Ismail Khan city. He was detained for hours before…

E-Bulletin For September 2017

September 2017 Sept 8: Additional district magistrate in Islamabad cancelled declaration of Taas newspaper after a news report about alleged “favouritism” in appointments by commissioner…

Missing Tribal Journalists Return Home

Update – October 17, 2017 The two missing tribal journalists – Shah Nawaz Tarakzai and Islam Gul Afridi – returned home on October 16, 2017, after abduction on…

E-Bulletin For August 2017

August 2017 Aug 02: Islamabad High Court Bar Association bans Jang Group and Geo News channel on its premises for allegation that the group and…

Two Journalists Go Missing In Sindh Province

August 2017 Data Analysis of Threats to Media and its Practioners Two journalists were reported “missing” in Sindh province, nine journalists assaulted or injured, two…

E-Bulletin For July 2017

July 2017 July 03: The Ministry of Information Technology and Telecom Division informed the Senate Committee on Delegated Legislation that intercepting telephone calls is lawful…

E-Bulletin For June 2017

June 2017 June 02: Two unidentified men attacked Zeeshan Ali, an Iranian photojournalist, working for the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) in Islamabad. He was…