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Updated : 3 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Paris [France], June 24 (ANI): Reporters Without Borders (RSF), a France-based non-profit aimed at safeguarding the right to freedom of information, on Wednesday condemned the closure of Hong Kong's pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily, following an intense crackdown by the government.
New York [US], June 23 (ANI): The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has said it will honour Jimmy Lai, the imprisoned founder of Hong Kong's Next Digital media company and Apple Daily newspaper, with the 2021 Gwen Ifill Press Freedom Award.
Updated : 4 months ago IST
Hong Kong, June 18 (ANI): Despite a massive raid on the pro-democracy Apple Daily, the Hong Kong tabloid, continued its operations and printed 500,000 copies of Friday's paper while warning the readers that the city's "press freedom is now hanging by a thread".
Islamabad [Pakistan], June 17 (ANI): A new report on the murder of Pakistani journalist Zubair Mujahid, published by international media bodies, finds significant errors in the official police investigation, according to the Reporters Without Borders (RSF).
Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], June 12 (ANI): Pakistan is trying to bulldoze through a new press law intended to consolidate government oversight of the media, raising concerns about further degradation of press freedom in the country, reported Nikkei Asia.
Updated : 4 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], June 5 (ANI): Pakistan has been witnessing "severe" criticism over its press freedom in the country after recent "major" incidents took place barring and assaulting journalists for criticising the government and the Army.
Islamabad [Pakistan], June 2 (ANI): After an attack on Pakistani journalist Asad Ali Toor, opposition leader and chairman of National Assembly Standing Committee on Human Rights Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Imran Khan should be ashamed while telling lies to the
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Rawalpindi [Pakistan], May 30 (ANI): A Rawalpindi citizen has launched a complaint against journalist Asad Ali Toor, who was recently attacked by three masked men at his residence in Islamabad, with the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA).
Islamabad [Pakistan], May 26 (ANI): The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) on Wednesday condemned the brutal attack on journalist Asad Ali Toor.
Updated : 5 months ago IST
Hong Kong, April 17 (ANI): The freezing of HKD 500 million of Jimmy Lai's assets has nothing to do with press freedom, claimed Hong Kong administration after the city journalists association chided the latest action against the jailed media tycoon.
Updated : 5 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Beijing [China], May 4 (ANI): Four citizen journalists were arrested last year for trying to share information about the COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan. On this World Press Freedom Day, a year after their arrests, they are yet to be free.
Islamabad [Pakistan], May 3 (ANI): The Pakistan government's claim that the country's press is free is a "bald-faced" lie as journalists continue to face threats from state elements and news editors are coerced into censoring "undesirable" information or giving stories a certain slant, coun