Sign this Open Letter to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Assassination is the worst form of censorship and a free media is driving force of a democratic society. Pakistan on the other hand has been declared as 'the most dangerous country for journalists' by as many as 4 international human right groups in last 5 years. To bring an end to this menace the government will have to take serious measures. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif made solid commitments to address the issue in March 2014. Unfortunately there hasn't been much action. It high time for the PM to walk the talk. We need your support to make it happen.
This petition is to be delivered to the Chairman of Senate Pakistan, Mian Raza Rabani and Chairman of Senate Committee on Information Technology and Telecommunication Shahi Syed and aims to highlight the implications of Pakistan's new cyber-crimes law on journalism and journalists in Pakistan and seeks to include a special defence for whistle-blowers in the proposed draft of Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2016