October 14, 2020 | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)
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Call for applications and nominations from bloggers

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), a member of Civil Society for Independent Media and Expression (CIME) plans to organize ten three-day holistic security training workshops for bloggers and human rights defenders in different cities. The trainings will include daylong sessions on digital, physical and psychosocial security. A look at the changing landscape of threats to freedom […]


Ban on TikTok challenged

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KARACHI: The ban on TikTok in Pakistan was challenged at the Sindh High Court (SHC) here on Tuesday. The petitioner, Munib Ahmed, who approached the Sindh High Court challenging the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority’s October 9 decision of placing a ban on the short video-sharing Chinese app, TikTok, stated in his petition that more than 20 […]


Pakistan wins UN Human Rights Council elections

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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has been re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) with an overwhelming majority securing 169 votes in the 193-member UN General Assembly. Elections were held in New York on early Tuesday. Among the five candidates from the Asia-Pacific region vying for four seats, Pakistan secured the highest number of votes. […]


LHC suspends Pemra ban on Motorway incident

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday suspended a notification of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) regarding the ban on the coverage of the Motorway gang-rape incident in electronic media. A two-judge bench comprising Chief Justice Muhammad Qasim Khan and Justice Shakilur Rehman Khan passed the order on a petition by a […]