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Pakistani Journalists Protest 'Draconian' Draft Media Law


Pakistani Journalists Protest 'Draconian' Draft Media Law
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Thousands of journalists converged on the Pakistani capital, Islamabad, for a protest against draft legislation that they say would undermine press freedom in the country. They held a sit-in outside parliament overnight into September 13. The International Press Institute feared the law would “gravely weaken press freedom in Pakistan," while the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan expressed concerns over what it called a “draconian” regulatory framework.

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