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7 May 2012 | Pakistan

ARTICLE 19's submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review

ARTICLE 19's submission outlines concerns on Pakistan’s compliance with its international human rights obligations in respect of freedom of expression and freedom of information, in particular violence against journalists and human rights defenders.
18 April 2012 | Pakistan

In a climate of impunity, more danger ahead for journalists

The most recent report from the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan includes a detailed chapter on freedom of expression, which ties growing suppression to rising incidence of violence and threats against news media.
25 November 2011 | Pakistan

PPF report highlights cases and causes of impunity

The report reveals that while formal criminal complaints are lodged for cases where media workers have been killed, the murders not seriously investigated or prosecuted.
18 March 2011 | Pakistan

Interviews with journalists shed light on dangers, difficulties of the profession

Journalists confront a daunting array of problems that include terrorist threats, police violence, the unbridled power of local potentates and dangerous conflicts in the Tribal Areas.
10 November 2009 | Pakistan

Dire conditions and insecurity confront Balochistan journalists

Media personnel in Balochistan contend with alarmingly regular violence and threats as a consequence of their work, leading to widespread self-censorship.


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