City of Lahore, Pakistan.

Pakistan: new leadership, renewed promises for media freedom?

As a new government enters power in Pakistan, what might this mean for the future of Pakistan’s oppressed media landscape?

Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia

“Free society cannot exist without free media…” A round-up of the third Global Conference for Media Freedom in Estonia.

PMA CEO Sally-Ann Wilson reports from the third conference associated with the Media Freedom Coalition (MFC) in Estonia.

Pakistan Geo

PMA welcomes acquittal of Jang Group and Geo Editor-in-Chief

Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman's acquittal comes nearly 2 years after he was imprisoned – a victory for media freedom and public interest journalism.

Journalist protest in Quetta

Pakistan: Journalists face Contempt of Court charges

Journalists face contempt charges for publishing a report revealing corruption, yet another attempt to suppress independent media.

Pakistan regulator

Pakistan: Media representatives “strongly opposed” to proposed media authority

Media workers in Pakistan continue to voice their concerns over a proposed bill that could grant the state greater control over the media.

Pakistan regulator

New regulator could further restrict media freedom in Pakistan

While PMA welcomes comments that suggest support for media freedom, we are increasingly concerned by the bleak reality in Pakistan as authorities tighten their grip on independent media and critical voices.

media freedom

Pakistan: Clampdown on media freedom continues

PMA is deeply concerned by the pressure faced by independent and public interest media in Pakistan and condemns escalating threats journalist safety.

City of Lahore, Pakistan.

Pakistan: Geo and Jang Media Group’s office attacked by protesters

Protesters entered the office of Geo News and Jang Media Group on Sunday, vandalising property and attacking staff within the building.

City of Lahore, Pakistan.

Pakistan: Serious concerns for journalist safety and editorial independence

Attacks on journalists and threats to editorial independence continue to endanger media freedom in Pakistan.

Pakistan Geo

Editorial: Truth and Power

GEO's Editor-in-Chief, Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, remains in jail as the crackdown on press freedom in Pakistan continues.