Pakistan: Fraudulent International Press Cards in circulation

The IFJ has warned journalists against the circulation of fake International Press Cards in Pakistan. 

The fake cards contains a false IFJ background and the validity date and card number are not aligned and do not include electronic signatures.

The Federation recalls that the International Press card, the oldest journalists press pass, is only delivered by the IFJ on the requests of its members. In Pakistan it is available exclusively via the PFUJ

"Any press pass imitating our International Press Card is a forgery, has not been backed by our unions and should be disregarded by public authorities", the IFJ says.

For more information, please contact IFJ on +32 2 235 22 16

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