Pakistan in press freedom crisis

Rapidly skidding towards lawlessness

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is deeply concerned by the rapid disintegration of press freedoms and journalist safety in Pakistan over the last six months, which has seen four journalists killed (with all four cases still unsolved), four journalists detained and tortured by intelligence agencies, the child brothers of two journalists brutally murdered, and scores of other violent incidents and threats to journalists.The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is deeply concerned by the rapid disintegration of press freedoms and journalist safety in Pakistan over the last six months, which has seen four journalists killed (with all four cases still unsolved), four journalists detained and tortured by intelligence agencies, the child brothers of two journalists brutally murdered, and scores of other violent incidents and threats to journalists. Read here

Journalists urge Pakistan to protect media
Peninsula, Qatar

Web posted at: 2/26/2007 3:34:25
Source ::: Agencies

ISLAMABAD • Pakistan must bring to justice those involved in kidnapping and killing journalists and create a safe environment for media workers, a top media rights official said yesterday. Read here

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