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Report: Pakistani Journalists Face Threats from All Sidesi
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May 01, 2014 10:19 PM
May 3 is World Press Freedom Day, and according to Amnesty International, journalists in Pakistan face grave dangers from that country’s intelligence agencies as well as militant groups like the Taliban. At the same time, the Pakistani government is moving against one of the country’s major news channels, accusing it of broadcasting what it calls “false” and “scandalous” reports. VOA’s Kokab Farshori has more on the state of press freedom in the South Asian nation.

Report: Pakistani Journalists Face Threats from All Sides

Published May 01, 2014

May 3 is World Press Freedom Day, and according to Amnesty International, journalists in Pakistan face grave dangers from that country’s intelligence agencies as well as militant groups like the Taliban. At the same time, the Pakistani government is moving against one of the country’s major news channels, accusing it of broadcasting what it calls “false” and “scandalous” reports. VOA’s Kokab Farshori has more on the state of press freedom in the South Asian nation.


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by: Rocky Baloch from: Republic Of South Korea
May 05, 2014 12:40 AM
well there is no doubt about it I S I is the killer thousands of innocent like in " Occupied Balochistan " specially Baloch Nation ,Journalists ,Lawyers , Students, Professors ,recently M Q M workers got killed ,These crowds are Punjabi's & Hazara's Families members and they on pay roll of I S I and these are sub agents of I S I they act like innocents maybe it seems to you they are barber ,tea maker,vegetable seller etc etc all of them are again sub agents even their families members too.These are not Pakistani Armies ,They are Punjabi and Hazara Armies the truth is really bitter.

by: Nizamuddin Ahmad Aali from: Houston, Texas
May 01, 2014 10:16 PM
I was shocked to find out that ISI has a " hit squad " to kill its citizens. They are forbidden by law to interfere in internal matters. I know they are not clean but to kill some one is beyond me. In the past Ayub Khan has used ISI for his agenda. Case and point: Hiding Bin LAden is something but to kill a journalist is shocking.