journalist illegally detained and tortured in Pakistan this year (Imdad Phulpoto of Samaa).
journalists killed in Pakistan this year (Muhammad Jan Sumalani of Daily Qudrat and Daily Talaar; Taimoor Abbas of Samaa).
the number of organizations in the Information and Broadcasting Division (as told to Senate by Information Minister in February 2017).
the number of FM channels in Pakistan.
the number of daily newspapers in Pakistan.
the approximate number of dailies, weeklies and monthlies in Pakistan.
the number of registered publications in Pakistan (as told to Senate by Information Minister in February 2017).
the estimated number of working journalists in Pakistan.
Pakistan Observer, December 8, 2016
I have never been to a torture chamber but the other day I accompanied my wife to a beauty parlor and was invited in since there were no other customers. Half an hour into observing the self-inflicted cosmetic cruelty that women voluntarily engage in, and you get the impression it makes Gitmo look like a holiday resort.
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The editor, one of its owners, and the printer of Pakistan Observer, a premier English daily published from Dacca, were arrested under the Public Safety Act in February 1952 for publishing an editorial severely criticizing Prime Minister Nazimuddin.
The Orient Press of India, a newswire founded by Syed Mohammad in 1942, was closed down in 1948 (The Press in Chains - Zamir Jafri).