Saturday, November 7, 2009

Pakistan Gov Considers Restricting Media Coverage

The Pakistani government is considering passing laws that would restrict media coverage of sensitive issues. The move risks rolling back improvements in media coverage and freedoms that gained ground under the administration of President Pervez Musharraf.

h/t - The Long War Journal


Here is RSF's Press Freedom Index of 2009...showing Pakistan 159 out of 175.

In comparison, the UK, the US and Luxembourg share the 20th ranking.

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