Pakistan: Military Behind Decline of Press Freedom Thru Violence, Intimidation

Although killings of journalists in Pakistan have declined, so too has press freedom, according to Acts of Intimidation: Silencing the Press in Pakistan, a report this month by the Committee to Protect Journalists. The reason: Pakistan’s powerful and unaccountable military, which quietly restricts the press through acts of intimidation, violence, and barring access. “Journalists who push back,” says the the report, “…are attacked, threatened, or arrested.”

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  1. Unfortunately, sensorship, freedom of expression and gaging the media, all issues related to the owners of media.
    They controlled the media through self censorship for their business interests.
    Our professional unions are also working for these barons not for poor workers.
    PFUJ IS DIVIDED into more than three groups.

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