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PPF seeks end to free expression violations in Ghana and Mexico

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) voiced concern over the violation of media rights in Ghana and Mexico. On April 8, 2017 PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali wrote to Nana Akufo-Addo, President the Republic of Ghana regarding the alleged torture to Kendrick Ofei, a freelance journalist. Ofei, who was brutally assaulted by some soldiers on March […]


‘Pornographer wanted to take children to Norway’

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LAHORE: A 45-year-old man involved in country’s first child pornography scandal had wanted his main offshore client to arrange his and some children’s travel to Norway to produce pornographic content there, claims the Federal Investigation Agency’s cyber crime wing in Lahore. The FIA has booked Saadat Amin under sections 20, 21 and 22 of the […]


PAKISTAN Next week may turn out to be year’s hottest

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ISLAMABAD: The heatwave gripping Sindh is expected to spread to other parts of the country after mid-April. In view of this, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has issued alerts to all the departments concerned to adopt pre-emptive measures to avoid any untoward situation. PMD’s Director General Dr Ghulam Rasul, while talking to The Express Tribune, said […]


PFUJ team meets Pemra chief

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) and National Press Club (NPC) have demanded of the Pemra Chairman Absar Alam to take strict action against those TV channels that were not fulfilling their legal responsibilities under Section 27-B of the Pemra Act 2007. The demand was raised during a meeting of PFUJ and NPC […]


Cyber victims

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The first helpline set up for victims of cyber harassment in the country reminds us that the risks presented to users over the internet are growing by the day. The Lahore-based Digital Rights Foundation has stated it received 537 individual complaints over its helpline since it was set up on Dec 1, 2016. Sixty-two percent of […]


Embroidery and patterns light up Canvas Gallery

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KARACHI: Presently on display at the Canvas Gallery, artist Fatima Munir’s work reflects her sensitive being. Munir’s work has always dealt with our psychological place in the society we live in. To calm her fears and anxieties, Munir finds an outlet via embroidery. A girl viewing the distorted images of war and similar images are part […]