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Protest Letters by PPF

PPF seeks justice for Malaysian journalist

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak expressed serious concern that the trial of Malaysiakini Chief Executive Officer, PremeshChandran on May 15 over the airing of an allegedly ‘offensive’ video on KiniTV website. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter to Malaysian government demanded to immediately […]


PPF concerned over ill treatment of detained journalist in Egypt

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Pakistan Press Freedom (PPF), in a letter to President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt, expressed concern over the denial of visitation to journalist Badr Mohamed Badr in Tora Prison, by his lawyer and family even for medical treatment. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali urged the government to respect the rights of Badr to meet […]


PPF voiced against media freedom in the Thailand, Iran and Tanzania

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) voiced concern over the violation of Media freedom in the Thailand, Iran and Tanzania. On May 15, 2017, PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter to Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of Thailand expressed serious concerns over the detention of six online media activists including human rights lawyer Prawet Praphanukul […]


PPF alarmed at Tanzanian’s President statement

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to John Magufuli, President United Republic of Tanzania, has expressed serious concerns on his statement “Media freedom has limits” during oath taking ceremony of the ministers. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter urged the government to take decisive action for the freedom of media and […]


PPF concerned over a year imprisonment to Iranian Journalist

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Hassan Rouhani, President of Islamic Republic Iran expressed concern over the one year imprisonment to Isa Saharkhiz for “insulting the former president” and “defaming the head of the judiciary” on April 26. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter urged Iranian government to immediately release […]


Pakistan Press Foundation is concerned over the detention of six online media activists

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of Thailand has expressed concern over the detention of six online media activists including human rights lawyer Prawet Praphanukul and activist Danai Tibsuya under lèse majesté law. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter urged the government of Thailand instead of […]


PPF concerned over the suspension of Al-Jazeera English bureau in Juba, South Sudan

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Salva Kiir Mayardit, President of Republic of the South Sudan to express concerned over the suspension of Al-Jazeera English bureau in Juba by South Sudan’s Media Authority on May 1, 2017. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter urged government of South Sudan in order […]


PPF seeks justice for Maldivian journalist

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, President of the Republic of Maldives, is alarmed at the brutal killing of blogger and social media activist Yameen Rasheed in Male’ on April 23, 2017. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali urged Maldivian government for the investigation into the murder as well […]


PPF seeks justice for slain journalists in Maldives, Russia and Nigeria

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) voiced concern over the killings of the journalists in Maldives, Nigeria and Russia. On April 26, 2017 PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali wrote to Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister of Russia while expressing serious concerns over the death of Nikolai Andrushchenko, co-founder of the weekly newspaper Novy Peterburg on April 19, […]


PPF seeks justice for Nigerian Journalist

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria expressed serious concern over killing of Famous Giobaro, a journalist working with Glory FM, Bayelsa State-owned radio station. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali urged the government of Nigeria to investigate speedy and thoroughly this matter and ensure that the perpetrators of […]


PPF welcomes the restoration of internet access in the two regions of Cameroon

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Paul Biya, President Republic of Cameroon welcomes the restoration of internet connectivity in the North-west and South-west regions of Cameroon after more than three months of shutdown. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter welcomed the restoration of internet access in the two regions. PPF […]


PPF is concerned over “Criminal Extradition Law” in Oman

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Qaboos bin Said al Said, Sultan of Oman to expressed concern over public prosecutors announcement on 27 March 2017, “Criminal Extradition Law” procedures would be follow for Internet activists, those residing outside the country. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter urged Sultan of Oman […]


PPF concern over the continuing harassment of Somalian Journalists

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Hassan Ali Khayre, Prime Minster of Somalia to express alarm at continuing harassment of journalists in Somalia by security agents, unidentified non-state actors and government officials that has long perpetuated a cycle of violence and fear, severely limiting the freedom of the press. PPF Secretary General Owais […]


PPF concern over the assault on two journalists by Uganda police

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 Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Gen. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of Republic of Uganda  expressed concern at the assault by police of two journalists, Siraji Kiberu of Kingdom Television and Dodoviko Mukasa of Central Broadcasting Services (CBS) radio as they were covering the arrest of opposition member of parliament on Friday 31st […]