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PPF condemns assault on reporter in Ghana

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Nana Akufo-Addo, President the Republic of Ghana has expressed concern over the attack on Kwesi Parker Wilson, reporter of Accra-based Joy FM on October 29. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter has called on the authorities to immediately investigate the matter and hold the […]


Sindh Theatre Festival kicks off with fun-filled play ‘Ullu Aur Mano’ was a

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The 16-day Sindh Theatre Festival got off the ground at the Arts Council on Friday evening with a laughter-filled play, Ullu Aur Mano, a story of two young people whom strange circumstances bring together. The action takes place in the home of a bachelor who is a writer and also a worker at a bookshop. […]

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Delhi’s masters of Urdu poetry remembered at book launch

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KARACHI: Saif Mahm­ood is not just a poetry and literary critic but a prominent Indian lawyer — an advocate of the Supreme Court of India — who loves the Urdu language. His book Beloved Delhi — A Mughal City and Her Greatest Poets was launched in Karachi in a session that was held at The […]

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Internet freedom

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IN its 2018 Freedom on the Net report, the democracy watchdog Freedom House has once again found Pakistan ‘not free’ for a seventh consecutive year, indicating a gradual worsening of internet conditions in the country. Between June 2017 and May 2018, Pakistan’s rating fell by two points since the year before, and the country received […]

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Trade bodies suggest desalination plant for Karachi

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KARACHI: Desalination of seawater in Karachi is the most effective solution to the city’s growing water-shortage problem, stated officials of Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI) and Association of Builders and Developers of Pakistan (ABAD). The two trade associations held a meeting aimed at finding ways to resolve the water distribution issue in the city. […]

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PPF concerned over assault on freelance journalist in Harare

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Emmerson Mnangagwa, President of Zimbabwe has expressed concern over the assault and detention of a freelance journalist Philemon Jambaya on October 29. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali condemned the continued attacks on journalists and called on the authorities to immediately hold those officers involved in assaulting and […]

Freedom of Expression, Media Safety, Protest Letters by PPF