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Pakistan Sees Surge in Silencing of Mainstream and Social Media
July 23, 2021

Pakistan Sees Surge in Silencing of Mainstream and Social Media

By Waleed Tariq
Attempts to reign in the media have grown since 2018, when the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf came to power.

Pakistan Seeks to Punish Criticism of Army
May 31, 2021

Pakistan Seeks to Punish Criticism of Army

By Niha Dagia
A new bill, if it were to become law, would further damage the Pakistani media’s ability to hold the military to account.
Pakistan: Reporting in a Pandemic
December 11, 2020

Pakistan: Reporting in a Pandemic

By Tehreem Azeem
Amid COVID-19, Pakistani journalists are looking for training to help them counter misinformation and stay safe while reporting.

Toothless and Terrified: The State of Pakistan’s Media
October 27, 2020

Toothless and Terrified: The State of Pakistan’s Media

By Niha Dagia and Niha Dagia
Journalism in Pakistan has never been easy, but the current environment is particularly dangerous.

Pakistan’s Undeclared Censorship
May 16, 2019

Pakistan’s Undeclared Censorship

By Tehreem Azeem
Pakistan's media environment is under increasing control -- but some journalists are fighting back.

The Plight of Pakistan's Journalists
May 25, 2018

The Plight of Pakistan's Journalists

By Muhammad Akbar Notezai
The free press is being suffocated in Pakistan.

The Hard Limits of Pakistan's Media Freedom
March 28, 2018

The Hard Limits of Pakistan's Media Freedom

By Daud Khattak
Self-censorship out of fear might explain a near media blackout on reporting widespread Pashtun protests.
Pakistan's Ongoing Media Crackdown Takes Aim at RFE/RL
January 27, 2018

Pakistan's Ongoing Media Crackdown Takes Aim at RFE/RL

By Catherine Putz
Pakistani intelligence says RFE/RL's Pashto-language Radio Mashaal aired programs "against the interests of Pakistan."

Pakistan's Censorship Takes a Dangerous Turn
February 07, 2017

Pakistan's Censorship Takes a Dangerous Turn

By Umer Ali
Pakistan is silencing discussion on a growing number of topics, from religious extremism to CPEC.

Pakistan’s Missing Activists and the State's War on Online Anonymity
January 18, 2017

Pakistan’s Missing Activists and the State's War on Online Anonymity

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
The disappearance of prominent online voices has a chilling effect on other nonconforming bloggers.

China’s Trouble With Pakistan’s Turbulent Democracy
January 07, 2017

China’s Trouble With Pakistan’s Turbulent Democracy

By Abdur Rehman Shah
The real stumbling block to CPEC? The differences in political systems between China and Pakistan.
BBC Urdu: A Conversation with Sairbeen Hosts Erum Gillani and Nosheen Abbas
June 12, 2013

BBC Urdu: A Conversation with Sairbeen Hosts Erum Gillani and Nosheen Abbas

The Diplomat spoke with the Pakistani hosts of BBC Urdu’s first TV program.

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