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Alarming state of press freedom in Pakistan

On the same day as I received mail from Reporters Without Borders (aka Reporters Sans Frontières, or RSF) about the release of World Press Freedom Index 2021, Absar Alam, a senior journalist, was shot and wounded in Islamabad. Pakistan’s improved ranking in the Press Freedom Index coinciding with this shooting invoked paradoxical thoughts about the […]