Monthly Archives: May 2021

Sindh Assembly passes Journalist Protection Bill 2021

Sindh Assembly passes Journalist Protection Bill 2021

The Sindh Assembly on Friday without exception passed Sindh Protection of Journalists’ and other Media Practitioners’ Bill-2021. The bill will provide a proper mechanism to help journalists to discharge from their professional duties without any threat or constraint. Earlier on ... Read More »

Journalist Asad Toor assaulted in Islamabad

Journalist Asad Toor assaulted in Islamabad

In the same week as the presentation of the Protection of Journalists Bill in the National Assembly some unidentified men brutally assaulted Journalist and blogger Asad Toor at his home in Islamabad yesterday. As per reports the attackers broke into ... Read More »

Protection law for Pakistani media

Protection law for Pakistani media

—by Lubna Jerar Naqvi Journalism is a dangerous profession and attacks against journalists are on the rise all over the world. More than 61 journalists have lost their lives in Pakistan, while 1402 have been killed all over the world ... Read More »

Journlist protection bill presented in Sindh assembly

Journlist protection bill presented in Sindh assembly

Sindh Minister for Information & Local Government Syed Nasir Hussain Shah presented the Sindh Protection of Journalists and Other Media Practitioners Bill 2021 in the provincial assembly on Friday. The bill been prepared by the information department in consultation with ... Read More »

All you need to know about ‘World Press Freedom Day 2021’

All you need to know about ‘World Press Freedom Day 2021’

Every year the World celebrates Press Freedom Day on May 3 to commemorate journalists and highlight the difficulties they face while reporting truth. And since reporting the truth is no easy task, journalists require a degree of freedom, which is ... Read More »