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Pakistan: Escalating Attacks on Journalists

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A recent series of attacks and growing pressure on journalists who criticize the Pakistan government is a cause for serious concern, Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and the International Commission of Jurists said today. Those suspected of criminal responsibility should be promptly and fairly prosecuted. The Pakistan government should conduct prompt, impartial and effective investigations […]

SIC Pledges Access to Information for Public

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KARACHI, (Urdu Point / Pakistan Point News – 7th Jun, 2022): Sindh Secretary Information Abdul Rasheed Solangi on Tuesday said that for ensuring access to information, the provincial Information Commission would play a pivotal role in this regard calling it a revolutionary step. He said this while talking with newly appointed Chief Information Commissioner and […]

Twitter suspends PM’s official Arabic-language Twitter account

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ISLAMABAD: Twitter has suspended the official Twitter account of Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif launched in Arabic. Shahbaz Sharif’s Arabic-language Twitter handle was activated last night but has now been suspended for a few hours. The purpose of activating the Twitter account of the Prime Minister of Pakistan in Arabic language is to strengthen relations and […]

Fault in submarine cables slows down internet speed

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KARACHI: Due to fault in submarine cables, people in different parts of the country faced slow internet speed on social media platforms. The people witnessed disruption while using Facebook, WhatsApp and other websites that was later confirmed by the authorities. “There were disruptions both on DSL as well on mobile data but for a few […]

YouTube channel of Naya Daur Media hacked

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ISLAMABAD—Unknown hackers defaced the YouTube channel of the news website Naya Daur Media. Naya Daur announced on Twitter that its YouTube channel had been hacked, and the hackers had changed the name to @MicroStrategy, whereas the settings of videos have also been affected. “While this is not the first time we have faced cyber-attacks, the […]

PPF terms PEMRA’s prohibition of interview of former prime minister’s interview as a dangerous step

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) believes that a recent Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) prohibition order issued to Bol News Talk Show Tajzia hosted by Sami Ibrahim following the broadcast of an interview with former prime minister Imran Khan is a dangerous step taken by the regulatory body. This order has restricted the broadcast or […]