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Pakistan Press Foundation organizes workshop on Monitoring and Reporting Attacks on Journalists 

Islamabad, November 13, 2022 (PPI-OT):PPF organized a workshop on Monitoring and Reporting Attacks on Journalists to reduce the rate of impunity for crimes against journalists in the capital territory, Islamabad. Implementation of the “Protection of Journalists and Media Professionals Act, 2021” and the formation of commission required under the Act was stressed during the two-day workshop organized by the Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) on 12 and 13 November 2022.

The role of journalist unions and unity among the unions were also stressed during the workshop. The workshop was organized by Pakistan Press Foundation under the project Civil Society for Independent Media and Expression (CIME) in collaboration with the European Union. The workshop aims to promote the safety of journalists by providing training on reporting and monitoring attacks on journalists in Islamabad, and on using the provisions of the recently enacted journalists safety laws.

The discussion, activities and presentation in the workshop helped the participants understand the mechanism of reporting attacks or any incident that happened with journalists. Protection of Journalists and Media Professionals Act, 2021 and Right of Access to Information Act, 2017 were discussed in detail and stressed the usage and implementation of these acts.

The participants of the workshop, who were the office-bearers of different press clubs, commended the efforts of Pakistan Press Foundation for organizing such training sessions and requested to continue similar training sessions.

For more information, contact:
Secretary General,
Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)
Press Centre, Shahrah Kamal Ataturk,
Karachi-74200, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-32628729
Fax: +92-21-32217069
Email: owaisali@pakistanpressfoundation.org
Email: ppf@pakistanpressfoundation.org
Website: www.pakistanpressfoundation.org