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  • Pakistan rated among most dangerous countries for journalists

    WASHINGTON: An international index for press freedom places Pakistan among the most dangerous countries for journalists – along with the Philippines and Bangladesh – as the world observed on Thursday the “Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists...

    ”The 2017 World Press Freedom Index, prepared by an international media advocacy group – Reporters Without Borders – ranked Pakistan 139th out of 180 countries survey for the...

  • Islamabad most dangerous place to be a journalist in Pakistan, says media watchdog

    Islamabad is the most dangerous place to be a journalist in Pakistan, according to media rights watchdog Freedom Network (FN) which has released its Press Freedom Barometer 2018 — monitored from May 1, 2017 to April 1 this year — to mark the International Press Freedom Day that falls on Thursday...

    According to a press release issued by FN, the group has recorded over 150 cases of attacks and violations against media and its...

  • Pope visits Bolivia’s most dangerous prison

    If other events on the pope’s three-nation tour of South America were joyous ones — million-strong crowds of worshippers singing and praising the pontiff — the trip to Bolivia’s most dangerous prison was arguably a humbling descent into hell...

  • Survey terms India most dangerous country for women

    A recent survey carried out by Thomson Reuters Foundation has mentioned India as the world's most dangerous country for women due to the high risk of sexual violence...

    The survey comprising 550 experts on women's issues has cited widespread sexual violence, retrograde cultural practices, and trafficking, as the reasons behind India becoming the world's most dangerous country for women...

  • Most major Western leaders to skip China's New Silk Road summit

    Only one leader of a big Western country is attending China's most important diplomatic event of the year, a summit next month on Chinese President Xi Jinping's New Silk Road strategy, as China's foreign minister denied it had been snubbed...

    Xi has championed what China formally calls the “One Belt, One Road” or OBOR initiative to build a new Silk Road linking Asia, Africa and Europe, a landmark programme to invest billions of...

  • CPEC is most visible part of Chinese Belt and Road Initiative, says PM Abbasi

    Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, while speaking in 'Belt and Road Impact' session of the World Economic Forum in Davos on Wednesday, said the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) would link together a series of countries, regions and civilizations to create shared prosperity...

    Abbasi said Pakistan is the most visible part of the BRI because of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), and that the project would result in freer...

  • Why Pakistan's cybercrime bill is a dangerous farce

    The past few months have been a struggle for those fighting for digital rights in Pakistan...

    However, as expected, our Prime Minister stated that the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) would now have the authority to manage content online, without paying any attention to the lack of transparency and accountability in the current process...

  • Abuse and hush money — Pakistan's domestic workers caught in a dangerous cycle of violence

    According to Shabnam Naji, a lawyer and Chairperson Peace Council Pakistan, mutual settlements such as these that are made outside the ambit of law-enforcing institution, are advantageous for the accused party...

    “Very few victims are able to have their pleas heard since the family cannot bear the [monetary] brunt of the High Court,” explains Javed William, the president of Faces Pakistan...

  • India clash: Pakistan looks a very dangerous side, says Sangakkara

    KOLKATA: As Shahid Afridi’s team gear up for Saturdays clash with pre-tournament favourites India at the Eden Gardens, former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara says Pakistan “looks very dangerous” and should not be written off...

    “Pakistan looks very dangerous to me after their win against Bangladesh...

  • Pakistan a dangerous team, says Ireland captain

    Pakistan after having levelled the high-profile Test series against England are on their Irish leg of the tour for a two-match ODI rubber at Malahide, a picturesque village ground outside Dublin...

    It was drizzling on Wednesday as Pakistan practised but the locals predict a better day ahead and hope that the match will go ahead with a good crowd in...

  • Ignoring Pakistan will be dangerous, says McCain

    WASHINGTON: The Chairman of the US Senate Committee on Armed Services, John McCain, has urged the United States, Pakistan and Afghanistan to overcome their differences and get down to the business of fighting terrorists...

    In an opinion piece published in The Financial Times on Tuesday, Senator McCain argued that without Pakistan’s cooperation, the US mission in Afghanistan would become “immeasurably more difficult”...

  • Expelled: Pakistan's dangerous campus censors

    Article 19 of Pakistan’s constitution protects freedom of expression though even that comes with a lot of caveats...

    Likewise, universities were instrumental in helping Pakistan maintain its pushback against some of our most retrogressive governments...

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