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Protest Letters by PPF

PPF condemns closure of Uganda National dailies and radio stations

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Pakistan Press Foundation has expressed concern over the siege of the national dailies of Uganda the Monitor and Red Pepper by the national police forces and closure of two other radio stations KFM and Dembe FM since May 20, 2013. Quoting information from Human Rights Network of Journalists (HRNJ), PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali […]

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PPF protests physical assault of two photographers by security officials

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) is concerned to learn that two photojournalists accredited to cover Ghana’s 56th independence anniversary ceremony were physically assaulted by security officials at the event. Quoting information from The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), Nii Martey Botwe of the state-owned Daily Graphic had his genitals electrocuted, his colleague, Vincent Dzatse, of […]

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PPF protests violent attacks on journalist Normila Sari Wahyuni

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) is concerned over violent attack on journalist Normila Sari Wahyuni on Sunday, March 3. Quoting information from International Press Institution (IPI), Wahyuni, a reporter for Paser TV, a channel that airs locally in the Paser region, was attacked during reporting on a land dispute in the village of Rantau Panjang, in […]

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PPF Protests death threats to Editor of Sanghu weekly in Nepal

Pakistan Press Foundation has expressed concern over the death threats to Gopal Thapaliya, editor of the Sanghu weekly over a news report on corruption in the capital city, Kathmandu. Quoting information from Freedom Forum, PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in a letter to the Prime Minister of Nepal, Thapaliya was threatened by an unknown […]

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PPF Protests detention on blogger and fine on activist

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Pakistan Press Foundation has expressed concern over the 15 days of administrative detention of Emin Milli, blogger and 2,500 AZN(2.348 EUR) fine on youth activist Turgut Gambar for Facebook activity. Quoting information from Expression Online Coalition (EOC), PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in a letter to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the […]

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PPF Protests blocking of an online newspaper

Pakistan Press Foundation has expressed concern over the blocking of the El Diario de Cuba, an online newspaper, starting from January 14, 2013 in Venezuela. Quoting information from Freedom House, PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in a letter to the President of Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, by Monday an access problem had fallen sharply […]

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PPF Protests threat to radio broadcasters and journalists

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Pakistan Press Foundation has expressed concern over the closure of two FM Radio stations, Dhrubatara FM and Panchakoshi FM, and four newspapers, Dhamaka Daily, Hamro Teshro Aankha Daily, Ravibar Weekly and Sajha Pratibimbha Weekly in Dailekh District, Nepal. Quoting information from World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC), PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in […]

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PPF Protests defamation charges against Youssef Jajili

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Pakistan Press Foundation has expressed concern over the defamation charges against Youssef Jajili, editor-in-chief of the investigative weekly, Alaan Magazine on Monday in Ain Al-Saba court in Casablanca. Quoting information from Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in a letter to the Prime Minister of Morocco, Jajili was charged with […]

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PPF protests threats to Honduran journalist by police officers

Pakistan Press Foundation has expressed concern over the death threats to Itsmania Erohyna Pineda Platero, journalist, founder and head of the human rights organization Xibalba Arte y Cultur, by the police officers. Quoting information from Reporters Without Borders (RSF), PPF secretary general Owais Aslam Ali in a letter to the President of the Republic of […]

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