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PPF urges Uzbek president to release journalist imprisoned for 17 years

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Shavkat Mirziyoyev, President of Uzbekistan, urged for the release from prison of Muhammad Bekjanov, one of the world’s longest imprisoned journalists. The 62-year old Bekjanov, in prison for the last 17 years, was recently moved to solitary confinement, according to Human Rights Watch. He is already suffering […]

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Former police commander faces charges for assaulting journalist

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Ruhakana Rugunda, Prime Minister of Uganda welcomed the charges brought against the former police commander of Kampala District, Joram Mwesigye for assaulting a Wavah Broadcasting Services (WBS) TV journalist, Andrew Lwanga. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter urged the government of Uganda to serve […]

Freedom of Expression, Protest Letters by PPF


PPF is concerned over the murder of Radio La Ribereña presenter in Peru

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Fernando Zavala Lombardi, Prime Minister of the Republic of Peru expressed concern over the murder of radio presenter during the broadcast in Camana, in the southern region of Arequipa, Peru. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter urged the Peruvian government to identified the perpetrator […]

Freedom of Expression, Protest Letters by PPF


PPF is concerned over the closure of Eye Radio station by NSS in South Sudan

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Salva Kiir Mayardit, President of South Sudan expressed concern over the closure of Eye Radio station by the South Sudan National Security Service (NSS) without giving reason. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter urged the government of South Sudan to order to put a […]

Freedom of Expression, Protest Letters by PPF


PPF is concerned over the murder of journalist Marcel Lubala Kalala in DRC

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Pakistan Press Foundation has written a letter to Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of Democratic Republic of the Congo to express concerned over the murder of Radio-Television Nationale Congolaise journalist Marcel Lubala Kalala in Mbuji-Mayi. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter urged the government of Congo to shed full light on this […]

Freedom of Expression, Protest Letters by PPF


PPF is concerned over the violation against press freedom in Palestine

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) has written letters to Rami Hamdallah, Prime Minister of Palestine and Benjamin Netanyahu, President of Israel to express concerned over violation against press freedom in Palestine. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letters urged the government of Israel and Palestine to end violating the press freedom in Palestine and […]

Freedom of Expression, Protest Letters by PPF


PPF welcomes the judgment of court to punish the convicted for assaulting a female journalist in Uganda

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Ruhakana Rugunda, Prime Minister of Uganda welcomed the judgment of Magistrate’ Court that convicted Eddie Ssansa Luwaga for assaulting a Daily Monitor journalist, Shamim Jjingo Nakawooya and maliciously damaging her work tools. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter urged the government of Uganda to […]

Freedom of Expression, Protest Letters by PPF


PPF is concerned over the sentenced to prison to journalist Ceesay in The Gambia

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Yahya Jammeh, President of Islamic Republic of The Gambia expressed concerned over the sentenced of four years of imprisonment to journalist Alhagie Abdoulie Ceesay. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter urged The Gambian government to take action against the court orders and drop charges […]

Freedom of Expression, Protest Letters by PPF


PPF is concerned over the blocking of two radio stations in Congo

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister Democratic Republic of the Congo to express concerned over the blocking of Radio France Internationale (a French station) and Radio Okapi (a station operated by the United Nations mission in Congo. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter urged the […]

Freedom of Expression, Protest Letters by PPF