Hafiz Husnain Raza

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Acts of Intimidation: In Pakistan, journalists' fear and censorship grow even as fatal violence declines

September 12, 2018 12:00 AM ET

As killings of journalists in Pakistan decline so too does press freedom, as the country’s powerful military quietly, but effectively, restricts reporting by barring access, encouraging self-censorship through direct and indirect acts of intimidation, and even allegedly instigating violence...

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Pakistan releases journalist on bail

March 12, 2018 1:41 PM ET

New York, March 12, 2018 --The Committee to Protect Journalists today welcomes the release on bail of Pakistani journalist Hafiz Husnain Raza and calls on Pakistani authorities to drop all remaining charges against him. Authorities released Raza from prison...

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Hafiz Husnain Raza

December 12, 2017 4:23 PM ET

Punjab province police arrested Hafiz Husnain Raza on April 25, 2016. Authorities charged him with disturbing public peace and tranquility and instigating people to terrorism under Section 7 of Pakistan's Anti-Terror Act, the journalist's lawyer, Farooq Bajwa, told CPJ. A...

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Pakistani authorities jail journalist following reports on land disputes

November 15, 2017 4:24 PM ET

New York, November 15, 2017--The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Pakistaniauthorities to release local journalist Hafiz Husnain Raza and drop all charges against him....

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