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33 journalists killed in Pakistan over last 6 years


24 November 2019  

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ISLAMABD: A recent report released by the Freedom Network raised an alarm over the safety of journalists in Pakistan by highlighting that at least 33 scribes have been killed in the South Asian nation in the last six years while on duty.

The shocking figures are backed by other organizations, including the Pakistan Press Foundation, which revealed that 48 journalists have lost their lives in targeted attacks while 24 for their work from 2002 to 2019.

Meanwhile, 171 journalists have suffered serious assaults while 77 have been targeted in minor attacks. Not only this, 18 scribes were arrested, 26 detained while 36 others were booked in different cases. Out of 180 countries, Pakistan stood at the 142 places in the World Press Index of 2019, released by the ‘Reporters Without Borders’.

(Agencies)

Publish Date : 24 November 2019 18:35 PM

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