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Daily Archives: January 7, 2019

Harassment in the digital age

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Facebook and WhatsApp, both amongst the most widely used social media apps in the country, have become new tools to be used as a means of harassment. Most of the victims are young women between 21 and 25 years and the trend is hardly surprising in a society where woman often face harassment of many […]


Industrial pollution in Pakistan

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Industrial pollution is one of worst challenge among all pollution types in Pakistan. Industrial pollution in particular, is wreaking havoc with the health and environment of the populace. Besides the vehicular emissions that account for almost 45 per cent of pollution, the industrial pollutants are grossly responsible for widespread environmental degradation. Pakistan’s industrial sector is […]


Data protection law

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THE introduction of a draft law on data protection and privacy by the IT and telecom ministry is a welcome step. In the absence of such a law, Pakistani citizens have had their privacy breached and personal data leaked and used without their consent a number of times by individuals, companies, and the state. It […]


PPF condemns murder attempt on radio broadcaster in Tandag, Philippines

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Rodrigo Duterte, President of the Philippines has expressed concern over the murder attempt on Joel Salinas Pimentel, a radio broadcaster on December 28, 2018. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter, has condemned the planned and attempted attack on Pimentel and termed it a clear […]


PPF condemns illegal detention of Ecuadorian journalist in Barú, Panama

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Juan Carlos Varela, President of Panama has expressed concern over the illegal detention of Ecuadorian journalist in the district of Barú, Panama. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter, has denounced the illegal detention of the journalist and called on the authorities to stop targeting […]