MSR arrest termed 8th most urgent case in threat to press freedom by int’l journalists’ body


Jang Geo Media Group Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman’s arrest has been termed as the 8th most urgent case in the threat to press freedom, according to a list compiled by the “One Free Press Coalition”, a body comprising nearly 40 news organizations including acclaimed American news website, TIME. The “10 ‘Most Urgent’ Cases of Threats to Press Freedom in the Age of Coronavirus” list features prominent journalists from around the globe jailed for carrying out their duties and as a result, are at great risk from the life-threatening coronavirus infection in prisons.