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Pakistan Press Foundation condemns the online harassment of woman journalist Sahrish Khokher that translated to physical threats against her

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) condemns the online harassment campaign against a women journalist, ARY News Senior Reporter Sahrish Khokher. It is unacceptable that Khoker is facing harassment online on social media platforms. Khokher’s online harassment has led to physical threats against the reporter. We urge the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to follow up on Khokher’s […]


Journalists discuss threats and attacks on the media; emphasize the urgent need for journalists’ protection acts and awareness campaigns on RTI laws

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Highlighting the alarming rise in instances of threats, attacks on, and detentions of media professionals, journalists emphasized that the continued impunity for perpetrators remains a primary reason why such incidents continue. The journalists gathered in Karachi called for the immediate passage of media safety laws in the provinces of Punjab, Balochistan, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, where […]


Pakistan Press Foundation welcomes the safe return of Daily Jang senior reporter Syed Muhammad Askari; alarmed by the continued abductions of journalists with impunity

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) welcomes the safe return of Daily Jang senior reporter Syed Muhammad Askari, a day after he was “picked up” in Karachi. PPF expresses alarm over the continued unexplained abductions of journalists in Pakistan. PPF also urges the relevant authorities to ensure that Askari’s electronic devices are returned as under the Sindh-level […]


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PPF condemns behavior of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar toward reporter Shahid Qureshi; completely unacceptable for minister to manhandle reporter for asking a question

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) condemns the behavior of federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar toward reporter Shahid Qureshi while he was asking the federal minister questions. It is the right of a journalist to ask Dar questions and inquire about key issues regarding the economic situation of Pakistan. It is completely unacceptable for the finance minister […]


PPF condemns registration of FIRs against media professionals Shaheen Sehbai, Wajahat Saeed Khan, Moeed Pirzada and Sabir Shakir

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) condemns the registration of First Information Reports (criminal complaints) against four media professionals — Shaheen Sehbai, Wajahat Saeed Khan, Moeed Pirzada and Sabir Shakir  — amongst others for allegedly inciting violence through their videos and social media posts on May 9, when violent protests erupted in Pakistan following the arrest of […]


PPF alarmed by reports of Geo News producer Zubair Anjum being picked up; urge authorities to ensure his safe recovery

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) is alarmed by reports that Geo News producer Zubair Anjum was “picked up” from his residence in Karachi and urges authorities to ensure his safe recovery. According to Geo News, Anjum was “picked up” by police officers from his residence in the city’s Model Colony area on June 6. Quoting residents […]


Pakistan Press Foundation invites applications for the 13th Batch of PPF Investigative Reporting Fellowships

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Last date for receiving applications:  Sunday, June 18, 2023 Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) invites applications for the 13th Batch of the PPF Investigative Reporting Fellowships. The fellowships facilitate journalists to produce investigative reports that meet professional and ethical standards on issues relating to human rights, transparency, environment, inequity, governance, and corruption. Selected fellows will receive […]


پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) تحقیقاتی رپورٹنگ فیلوشپس کے بارہویں بیچ کے لیے درخواستیں طلب کر رہا ہے ۔

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درخواستیں وصول کرنے کی آخری تاریخ:  اتوار 18 جون 2023  ہے پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف)  تحقیقاتی رپورٹنگ فیلوشپس کے تیرہویں بیچ کے لیے درخواستیں طلب کر رہا ہے ۔ فیلوشپس صحافیوں کو انسانی حقوق، شفافیت، ماحولیات، عدم مساوات، حکمرانی اور بدعنوانی سے متعلق امور پر پیشہ ورانہ اور اخلاقی معیار پر پورا اترنے […]


PPF welcomes the return of Bol News President Sami Abraham after six days; calls for accountability to tackle the culture of impunity in crimes against media

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) welcomes the return of journalist and Bol News President Sami Abraham six days after he was allegedly abducted from Pakistan’s capital city of Islamabad. While Abraham’s return is a welcome step, questions remain about his abduction. Authorities must ensure that accountability in such incidents is ensured to tackle the culture of […]


PPF alarmed by arrests, raids, and harassment of media professionals; urge govt to provide answers instead of deflecting away from the issue

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) is alarmed by recent arrests, raids, and harassment of journalists and media professionals in Pakistan. In the aftermath of former prime minister Imran Khan’s arrests and the protests that followed on May 9, many media professionals have been picked up and arrested, their homes have been raided, and media professionals and […]


Pakistan Press Foundation calls for applications for the PPF Media Safety Fellowships.

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Pakistan Press Foundation calls for applications for the PPF Media Safety Fellowships. The deadline for submission of applications is May 28, 2023 Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) invites applications for the PPF Media Safety Fellowships.  The fellowship program aims to promote freedom of expression by supporting media professionals to produce stories about media safety and impunity. The fellowships […]


پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) میڈیا سیفٹی فیلو شپس کے لیے درخواستیں طلب کی جارہی ہیں۔

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پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) میڈیا سیفٹی فیلو شپس کے لیے درخواستیں طلب کی جارہی ہیں۔ درخواستیں جمع کرانے کی آخری تاریخ 28 مئی 2023 ہے۔ پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن کی جانب سے پی پی ایف میڈیا سیفٹی فیلوشپس کے لیے درخواتتیں موصول کی جارہی ہیں۔ فیلوشپ کا مقصد آزادی اظہار کو فروغ دینا ہے […]


PPF expresses concern over the whereabouts of anchorperson Imran Riaz Khan; urges authorities to provide clarity on arrests of Imran Riaz Khan and Aftab Iqbal

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) has expressed concern about the whereabouts of anchorperson Imran Riaz Khan. Despite being allegedly released after being taken into police custody on May 11, the anchor person’s whereabouts are not known. PPF also calls on authorities to provide clarity on the basis for Khan’s arrest and that of another anchorperson Aftab […]


PPF condemns widespread acts of violence against media during protests in Peshawar following Imran Khan’s arrest.

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) condemns the widespread acts of violence against media workers in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, in the protests that followed the arrest of former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek i Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on May 9. While political sentiments are running high and party workers are charged, it is essential for political […]