profile-15349

  
Pakistani journalists pushed back against Musharraf's clampdown on the media in 2007. (AP)

Remembering Pakistan’s bad old days of November 2007

November 3, 2007, was a dark day in the history of Pakistan’s media. Former military dictator General Pervez Musharraf banned all private news channels, and some entertainment and sports channels, through an “oral order.” He said he made the move to stop “irresponsible journalism.” Many of the staff in the president’s office who dealt with…

Read More ›