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Daily Archives: September 4, 2018

PPF condemns six years imprisonment to Australian documentary maker

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia has expressed concern over the sentencing of Australian documentary maker, James Ricketson to six years imprisonment for espionage. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter, condemned the unjustified conviction of Ricketson and called on Cambodian authorities to immediately release […]

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Qureshi highlights HR violations in IoK

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Foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi met with former Australian Senator Lee Rhiannon, who is on a six-day visit to Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir. During the meeting, the foreign minister raised the issue of human rights violations in Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IoK), especially in the context of the OHCHR Report on the […]

Human Rights

‘Plant for Pakistan’ becomes top trend on twitter

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A recent initiative of the government “Plant for Pakistan” has become a top trend on social media website twitter. Under this initiative, 10 billion trees are planned to be planted throughout the country to protect Pakistan from environmental changes. The response on campaign was phenomenal; initially the target of planting 1.5 million trees was crossed […]

Digital Media ,

Legislation needed to prevent illegal felling in Rahim Yar Khan

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RAHIM YAR KHAN: The daylong ‘Plant for Pakistan’ campaign was observed with full zeal and millions of trees were planted on September 2 (Sunday) across the country. Annually, scores of trees are planted and several tree plantation drives are carried out but still the numbers of trees have been declining instead of increasing due to […]

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First-ever National Wildlife policy to be approved soon

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Islamabad: Adviser to Prime Minister on climate change, Malik Amin Aslam said Monday first ever National Wildlife policy draft would be soon submitted to cabinet for approval. He said this in a meeting of Climate Change Caucus held here at Parliament House. The meeting was chaired by Chairperson of the Committee Senator Sherry Rahman and […]

Environmental Journalism ,

PPF condemns Myanmar court’s decision to jail Reuter’s reporters

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Win Myint, President of the Republic of Myanmar has expressed concern over the sentencing of two Reuter’s reporters to seven years imprisonment, for illegal possession of official documents and breach of Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act, during their reporting of a massacre of the Rohingya. PPF Secretary General […]

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PEMRA says Pakistani dramas are “bold” and “not depicting the true picture of our society”

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PEMRA (Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority) has issued a blanket statement advising all entertainment channels to produce drama content responsibly.The statement, which was released Monday night says, “that the quality of Pakistani dramas is deteriorating everyday.” PEMRA’s reason is that the themes in the dramas are “quite bold” and “not reflective of majority of the […]

Front Page, Media Ethics