Post 9/11 - Freedom of Press & Situation of Journalists In Pakistan

  • Huma Nisar
  • Dr. Aazadi Fateh Muhammad
  • Waris Khan
Keywords: 9/11, Pakistani Media, Freedom of Journalism in Pakistan, Situation of Journalist, Killing Journalist.


Freedom of press is not only an important factor for any democratic country, but it is also a vital element for a country’s economic growth. The world was changed after 9/11 attacks United States of America declared a war on terrorism. This war was converted into global war on terrorism. Due to the important geostrategic located Pakistan become ally of USA. The coalition partnership between America and Pakistan created security issues at domestic level, which caused deaths of many innocent people including journalists and eventually it all resulted in foreign media declaring Pakistan a Dangerous Place for Journalist. The current research paper highlights and discusses the post 9/11 effect on freedom of press and the overall situation faced by journalists in Pakistan after 9/11.