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Unsolved mystery: Unravelling a crime scene at Sanat Gallery

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KARACHI: Eight artists have come together to understand the concept of murder and how a crime scene unfolds in an exhibition, titled ‘Who Killed Shumaila?’, which is currently on display at the Sanat Gallery. Artists Samina Islam, Affan Baghpati, Razin Rubin, Mir Dostak, Rabia S Akhtar, Feroza Gulzar, Mudassir Sheikh and Roohi Ahmed depicted the murder […]

Social media crackdown

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The countrywide crackdown on social media activists allegedly running a sustained campaign against the military and other state institutions appears to be gathering steam, but has raised a plethora of questions in its wake about its modus operandi, targets and purpose. This is the first time the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act (PECA), rammed through […]

Nisar orders PTA to ensure ‘sacred’ institutions not being maligned on social media

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ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali directed the chairman of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Wednesday to ensure that social media was being used for healthy interactions instead of maligning “sacred” institutions and personalities. The interior minister ordered the head of the authority to formulate standard operating procedures (SOPs) for a framework which could ensure that social media […]

PPF raise voices to end Press freedom violations

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) is concerned over the killings of media workers including journalist, ill treatment with a journalist, violation of media rights and freedom of expression in Afghanistan, Mexico, Egypt, Malaysia and Ukraine. On May 24, 2017, PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in a letter to Ashraf Ghani, President of Afghanistan, expressed serious […]