February 1, 2023 | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)
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Daily Archives: February 1, 2023

PPF organizes workshop on RTI law for officers of Press Information Department

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Despite being a law that can serve journalists in their investigative work and being a right of all citizens, there remains a lack of awareness and implementation of the Right to Information (RTI) law in Pakistan. In an effort to increase an understanding of the use of the RTI law, Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) organized […]

Live screening of Pakistan’s UPR session

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Islamabad: Member states of United Nations Human Rights Council recommended Pakistan to strengthen human rights intuitions, protect the rights of vulnerable groups, abolish capital punishment, sign the international convention on enforced disappearance and investigates all reports of intimidation and violence against journalists and human rights defenders. The recommendations were made in the Pakistan’s Universal Periodic […]

UN human rights body to review Pakistan’s record in Geneva

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ISLAMABAD: As the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group of the United Nations Human Rights Council takes up Pakistan’s human rights record at its meeting in Geneva on Jan 30 (today), a few countries, including the United States, have raised specific questions in respect of human rights issues in the country. Pakistan is one of […]

Senior journalist Ashiq Chaudhry dies

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LAHORE: Muhammad Ashiq Chaudhary, senior journalist and editor Showbiz and Culture Daily Jang and GEO TV, has died in Lahore. He was 82 years old. Ashiq served both the print and electronic media for more than 50 years and had a long affiliation with daily Jang and GEO TV as editor culture and showbiz. He […]

Pakistan warns of blocking Wikipedia over non-removal of ‘sacrilegious content’

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Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Wednesday “degraded” the services of the expansive online encyclopedia, Wikipedia, in the country claiming that the censorship was on “account of not blocking/removing sacrilegious contents”, and warned of blocking the site if it fails to comply with the directions. In a statement, the telecommunication authority said that it had approached […]