Pakistan’s 2019 press freedom report paints a bleak picture


Photo: file Freedom Network’s latest ‘Annual Press Freedom Report’ for Pakistan has expressed concerns over the escalating climate of intimidation and harassment affecting the freedom of expression and access to information environment in the country, said a press release issued by the group on Thursday. The network stated that at least 91 cases, including seven murders of journalists and a blogger, attacks and other violations, against media and its practitioners were recorded in Pakistan between May 2019 and April 2020.