Pakistan Press Foundation

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Pakistan bans the airing of speeches of former Prime Minister Imran Khan and suspends ARY News

Pakistan Press Foundation calls on the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority to immediately rescind the ban and ensure respect for free expression.

Pakistan: PPF condemns online trolling campaign against journalist Javeria Siddique

Journalist Javeria Siddique tweeted on 8 February: “My husband was killed with a bullet. I will be killed through character assassination.”

Press Freedom in Pakistan 2022: A flurry of cases, a high-profile murder and political rhetoric targeting the media

Pakistan Press Foundation released a year-end report which noted that despite the change in government, “little improvement has been seen in the state of press freedom”.

Pakistan: PPF strongly condemns the attack on “Sada e Watan” Bureau Chief Naseer Ghumman in Sialkot

Journalist Naseer Ghumman was attacked after reporting about alleged corruption, involving Tehsil Municipal Administration Sialkot officers.

PPF launches guidelines for documenting and confronting impunity for crimes against journalists

Pakistan Press Foundation has presented a set of recommendations that it believes can help reduce the lack of progress in investigations involving the murder of journalists.

Pakistan: Former Prime Minister Imran Khan criticized for making sexist remarks against journalist Gharidah Farooqi

Pakistan Press Foundation described the remarks as irresponsible and sexist as it urged the former ruling party to issue a clarification.

Pakistan: PPF condemns the decision of PEMRA to ban the transmission of ‘Bol News’

Several media organizations in Pakistan have strongly condemned the closure of Bol News and Bol Entertainment.

Pakistan: PPF condemns government decision suspending broadcast of ARY News TV channel

Pakistan Press Foundation said the decision to suspend ARY News channel is an alarming attack on press freedom in the country that could set a dangerous precedent.