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Pakistani journalists protest censorship, job cuts

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Pakistani journalists on Tuesday staged demonstrations

across the country against censorship allegedly by the powerful military and job cuts by media houses.

speech on social media and the financial squeeze resulting in job cuts.

Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), said.

Butt said that the media was facing “unannounced censorship” and journalists were subjected to online threats.

censorship,” Butt said.

Pakistan.

of individual journalists in peril,” the IFJ said in a statement.

to do more to remove and censure rogue accounts responsible for spreading hate speech.”

media with the help of a tight censorship policy.

activities through their social media accounts.

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