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Meanwhile Naija News recalls that Afghanistan was a year ago ranked the third most unsafe country in the world for journalists by Reporters Without Borders (RSF).

The 2017 press freedom index put the police at the forefront of tormenting journalists, nine years in a row. Amidst the allegations of restricting media, this comes as a welcome step by the Prime Minister.

It notes that media practitioners do their work without hindrance and the passing of the Acess to Infirmation law - which is yet to be operationalised -assented by President Peter Mutharika is a boost to press freedom.

Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiZC) said the country had earned itself a bad reputation of persecuting journalists, especially those from the private media. "Promoting a free press is standing up for our right to truth".

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"This year's theme 'Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice, and the Rule of Law, ' highlights the importance of having an open and transparent environment - safeguarded by an independent judiciary - that protects freedom of the press".

Since then, 3 May, the anniversary of the Declaration of Windhoek is celebrated worldwide as World Press Freedom Day.

They said the Pakistani media is not free and urged the journalist unions to unite in their protest against curbs on the media levelled by state and non-state actors.

"So today, stand up for a free press", the watchdog said. Those are isolated cases and we all need to know how to balance journalism and security operations.

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The report revealed that the media freedom status in the country is largely unfree with constant persecution of the journalists from different quarters.

Activists also argue that journalists must also exercise professionalism.

Journalists in Pakistan are facing a new type of threat: from invisible actors who are targeting them for their reporting. "Each time we talk about press freedom, let us also talk about an unbiased and responsible journalism which doesn't spread lies and misinformation as against its very basic principles!Let free and fair speech prevail." are some of the messages that people shared on the micro-blogging site. By the index of countries in the Press Freedom Index provided by Reporters without Borders, Ghana is now at the 23rd position, and I think that is the first in Africa.

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