Will You Shoot Me Because of This?

Pakistan Censership Rights

Why is this such a big problem?

In Pakistan many people can't put what they want into the media. So the violated human right is freedom of press. Whenever something is put on there that isn't liked by someone, the people end up getting threatened. So instead of giving off the information in normal civilians perspective everything is given off by the government's point of view. A journalist in Pakistan won't really be able to survive long especially knowing that Pakistan is rated the 159 most dangerous country to have media out of 180.

What can be done?

Many organizations are already trying to solve this problem. According to Freedom House, the journalist can face a minimum fee of 100,000 rupees ($1,100) or 5 years in prison if they "offend" the government. These organizations are trying to get rid of this huge fine and imprisonment because its just too much.

The Malala Fund

This organization helps stand up for the people in Pakistan from the Taliban who want to succeed in life and be different. This organization mainly focuses on women and their education.

Annotated Bibliograpghy



“Media Organizations | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF).” Pakistan Press Foundation PPF. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 May 2015 <http://www.pakistanpressfoundation.org/tag/media-organizations/>rom. This source was a newspaper in which it talked about what the people suffer from.This was important because it can help me know how the people are doing there. This is why I decided to use this piece of information.


"Pakistan." Freedom House. Freedom House, 2013. Web. 29 May 2015 https://freedomhouse.org/report/freedom-press/2013/pakistan#.VWhl5tK-2Sphttps://freedomhouse.org/report/freedom-press/2013/pakistan#.VWhl5tK-2SpThis source was very useful. It gave me the information on how people suffer because of this. It also talked about the penalties that the people suffered from this. I used the information to talk about how people should change their things.


“Press Reference.” Pakistan Press, Media, TV, Radio, Newspapers. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 May 2015. <http://www.pressreference.com/no-sa/pakistan.html> This one was about how the people pay these fees. Its important because I needed to see how much trouble people get in. Then it shows how the help is really needed there.


“Stand With Malala.” Malala. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 May 2015. <http://www.malala.org/> This source is about what Malala does to help the people out. Also it talks about which countries has been helped out already. I used this source to show how people are trying to help out with this problem.