Freedom of speech and expression in Pakistan


*Muhammad Muzammil, **Dr. Tansif Ur Rehman, ,***Abdul Rafiu, ****Jibran Ali,


A robust democracy requires freedom of speech and expression, fundamental rights protected by Pakistan's Constitution. However, these are not true and are limited to social and national interests. This article examines Pakistan's delicate balance between democracy and the rule of law to identify trends and issues. It highlights their significance for societal advancement, democratic government, and individual empowerment. Through due process, research data, and social impact, it examines current situations and suggests ways to improve while promoting responsible teaching. Research shows that healthy speech freedoms and relationships require balancing freedom and responsibility. Research is recommended on public awareness, access to justice, protection of minority rights, media ethics, and reduction of restrictions. Implications and future directions illustrate the changing nature of free disclosure, especially in the digital age. It requires policymakers, activists, and experts to examine new technologies, legal systems, leadership, media literacy, and emergencies.


How to Cite
*Muhammad Muzammil, **Dr. Tansif Ur Rehman, ,***Abdul Rafiu, ****Jibran Ali,. (2024). Freedom of speech and expression in Pakistan. Harf-O-Sukhan, 8(2), 965-977. Retrieved from