Safety and security of media workers on the decline in Pakistan, says PPF report
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Soldiers patrol on a street next to posters welcoming Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Islamabad, Pakistan, 17 February 2019, AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images

Five prominent journalists are accused of posting social media messages that disrespected the Saudi crown prince.

Pakistani men gather in a store as they watch a broadcast of a speech by newly appointed Prime Minister Imran Khan, in Lahore, 19 August 2018

Rizwan Razi was arrested for alleged social media posts that criticized the Pakistani military and judiciary. He was released on bail on 10 February.

Pakistani journalists hold placards and banners during a demonstration as part of World Press Freedom Day in Islamabad, 3 May 2018, Muhammed Semih Ugurlu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

The Pakistan Press Foundation said the media endured an “unprecedented level of imposed self-censorship” in 2018.