Ethnic political group allied with ruling party releases journalist “hit list”

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Pakistan journalists protest ‘draconian’ media regulation bill

Pakistan journalists have launched a sit-in protest outside the Parliament to oppose a bill that would establish a Pakistan Media Development Authority. Media groups said the expanded regulatory oversight of the government would further undermine press freedom in the country.

Afghan police stand guard outside Pakistan's embassy, in Kabul, Afghanistan, 4 November 2019, WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP via Getty Images

Pakistan to facilitate visas for journalists and media personnel in Afghanistan

The Pakistan Press Foundation hopes that the decision of the Pakistan government to facilitate the visas of journalists in Afghanistan will act as a resource to a safe passageway for members of the media who are currently in need of a safe exit.

A photojournalist reacts while riot policemen clash with supporters of the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) party during a protest, in Islamabad, Pakistan, 13 April 2021, AAMIR QURESHI/AFP via Getty Images

Campaign Snapshot: Passing a landmark law for journalists’ safety in Pakistan

Owais Aslam Ali shares some highlights and lessons learned from the Pakistan Press Foundation’s work on the country’s first-ever legislation on journalists’ protection.