The Pakistani media is in a win-win situation, caught between the politicians and the military. Also, the crushing of speech in Bangladesh.
In the weeks since former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan was ousted from government, he has been aggressively campaigning, on the ground and online, to return to office. And he has put the country’s media in a difficult position, especially when reporters remain beholden to who really runs the country: the military.
Amber Shamsi – Director, Center for Excellence in Journalism
Hamid Mir – Host, Geo News
Asad Ali Toor – Founder and Host, Asad Toor Uncensored
Rabia Mehmood – Co-Founder and Host, Naya Daur Media
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Digital oppression in Bangladesh:
Bangladesh, where the government uses the law against journalists and dissenting voices.
Zyma Islam – Reporter, The Daily Star
Jyotirmoy Barua – Lawyer
Kanak Sarwar – Journalist and YouTuber
Anisul Huq – Minister of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs of Bangladesh