Category Archives: News

When Minhaj Burna Was Banned

The ghost of late Minhaj Barna, one of the most towering trade union leaders of journalists and other newspaper employees in Pakistan, looms large when…

December 2013 Media Review

Police described it as “cracker bomb attack” on Express Media group’s offices in Karachi on December 2 but its effects were felt widely among the…

Alliance Condemns Attack On Express Group Offices

Alliance for Access, a nationwide coalition of civil society organizations, corporations, media houses, telecommunication companies, academics, and student groups to promote open access in Pakistan,…

Freedom Network Joins ‘Alliance For Access’

KARACHI: Freedom Network [FN], Pakistan’s first media watchdog organization, joined November 7 the Alliance For Access, a nationwide coalition of civil society organizations, corporations, media…

Concern Over Decree Encouraging Attacks On Media

Freedom Network [FN] expressed Tuesday concern at circulation of an old Fatwa, or religious decree, attributed to Pakistani Taliban-linked clerics encouraging attacks on media for…

PTA Bans Website Of Gay People In Pakistan

Increasing restrictions on online freedom of expression (FoE) in Pakistan is becoming order of the day as the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), monitoring Internet, blocked…