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PPF seeks justice for slain Mexican journalist

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico, is alarmed over the killing of Javier Valdez Cárdenas on May 15, in Culiacán, the capital of Sinaloa state. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali urged the government of Mexico, to thoroughly investigate the incident and bring to justice, the perpetrators […]

Arrest of activists: PTI stages protest outside Karachi Press Club

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KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) took to the streets on Monday, condemning the arrest of social media activists and a raid at the party’s social media cell in Peshawar. MNA Asad Umar, a senior leader of the party, along with its Karachi president Firdous Shamim Naqvi, staged a protest outside the Karachi Press Club where they said […]

Free speech in danger

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The state appears to have developed a taste for intimidation that society ought to be deeply concerned about. Initially, when a handful of bloggers went missing, there was great deal of confusion and uncertainty. Soon, however, it became apparent that a new front against lawful free speech had been opened under the guise of cracking […]

Islamabad rendezvous: PBA voices concern over foreign funding to some channels

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) has expressed its concern over the “funding of some media channels through dubious, untaxed and unverified foreign money”. A PBA delegation – headed by Chairman Mian Aamer Mehmood and Secretary General Shakeel Masud Hussain – communicated this concern to Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan during a meeting on Monday. […]


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London May 23:  The Commonwealth Press Union Media Trust (CPU) has presented the annual Astor Award to the Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF). The Astor Award – first made in 1970 – is one of the oldest and most prestigious media awards in the world and is presented to an individual or organisation that has made an outstanding […]