Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari met with representatives from The Coalition For ladies In Journalism (CFWIJ) on Thursday and confident them that the authorities takes the problem of threats against newshounds severely and is operating to deal with it.

A delegation from CFWIJ's Pakistan bankruptcy presented Mazari with "a list of action items and steps which are needed to assist deal with the current weather of abuse, fear and censorship everyday within the industry," in step with a announcement shared by way of the organisation.

The delegation blanketed CFWIJ center Member and Senior Journalist Tanzeela Mazhar, CFWIJ International Coordinator Luavut Zahid, CFWIJ Member and Senior Journalist Asma Shirazi, and CFWIJ Member and DRF government Director Nighat Daad.


CFWIJ #HeForShe members and Bolo Bhi Director Usama Khilji and Senior Journalist Azaz Syed also supported the delegation.

The enterprise's participants urged the government to release a probe into the online and offline assaults against journalists, calling for cases to be registered in opposition to the perpetrators.

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"it is vital that there be accountability towards such vicious assaults," study the CFWIJ statement, adding that the relevant clauses of the Cyber Crime invoice should be invoked given the "thousands of on line and offline messages trolling CFWIJ member Asma Shirazi and colleague Hamid Mir".

"girls newshounds in Pakistan find themselves in an extremely precarious state of affairs. The Narrowing gap among the net and offline world means that a virtual hazard can become a Physical one at any factor. Families of ladies reporters also locate themselves focused," observed the assertion issued with the aid of CFWIJ.

Mazari confident the group that the government, mainly Imran Khan, had "condemned the faux information, vitriol, and threats that affect reporters’ dignity, safety and work."

She also asserted that the premier "has a clean position towards abuse, filthy language and Violence towards ladies, which includes newshounds".

The business enterprise welcomed the effective reaction via the government for the redressal of the issue and hoped that thru strong efforts the "culprits will face speedy justice, and a right mechanism might be installed to stop on-line trolls from targeting women newshounds".

The institution said that they look ahead to the authorities placing a prevent "to impunity whilst girls reporters get attacked this manner" and that they shall "stay tuned for the outcomes".