Pakistani journalists rally against proposed new media law


Hundreds of Pakistani journalists rallied outside parliament Monday to reject a proposed law that critics say would further curtail media freedom if passed.

The protest in the capital of Islamabad, also attended by senior opposition leaders and civil society members, asked the government to refrain from passing the “black law.” The legislation envisages the establishment of a new regulatory body called the Pakistan Media Development Authority.

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