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PPF condemns brutal murder of journalist in Accra, Ghana

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Nana Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana has expressed concern over the killing of investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein Suale on January 16 in Medina, Accra. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter, has condemned this brutal murder of journalist and called on the Ghanaian government to thoroughly […]


Move to raze Sukkur Press Club building stirs protests

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SUKKUR: An eviction notice served to the local press club by the district administration on Tuesday sent a wave of anger among media personnel, who took to the streets and vowed to fight their case at an appropriate forum. The press club stands on a portion of the Mohammad Bin Qasim Park at Dolphin Chowk. […]


Journalists’ protection bill to be tabled in NA: minister

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KARACHI: Federal In­­for­ma­tion and Broadcasting Minister Fawad Chaudhry has said that his ministry is planning to present a bill in the National Assembly for protection of journalists. The new legislation will be similar to the one enacted in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This was stated by Mr Chaudhry at the awards ceremony organised by the Centre for […]


SHC seeks record of suspects in Daniel Pearl case

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KARACHI  –   The Sindh High Court on Monday heard appeals of detained suspects in the Daniel Pearl case, a US journalist who was killed in Karachi in 2002 while working on a story. The court has sought the detention record of suspects, from jail officials, who were taken into custody for investigation into the case. […]


PPF condemns South Sudan Media Regulator’s decision to summon journalist

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Salva Kiir Mayardit, President of South Sudan has expressed concern over summoning the Editor in Chief of Al-Watan newspaper by South Sudan’s Media Authority. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter, has termed it an act of censorship and called on the authorities to immediately […]


PPF condemns attack on three journalists covering political rally

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria has expressed concern over the attack on three journalists during a political party rally in Lagos, Nigeria. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter, has called on the Nigerian government and law enforcement agencies to thoroughly and independently investigate the […]


Murtaza assures KPC body of resolving journalists’ issues

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KARACHI  –   Newly-elected office bearers of Karachi Press Club called on Adviser to Chief Minister Sindh for Information, Law & Anticorruption Barrister Murtaza Wahab at his office on Friday. Karachi Press Club Joint Secretary Hanif Akbar, Treasurer Raja Kamran and members of the Press Club governing body Waheed Rajpar, Saeed Sarbazi, Shazia Hassan, Shoaib Jutt, […]


PPF condemns raid on daily Trust newspaper offices and arrest of its journalists

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria has expressed concern over the raid on Abuja and Maiduguri offices of Daily Trust and arrest of its regional editor on January 6, 2019. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter, has termed the raid on newspaper offices and arrest […]


Punjab info minister snaps at reporter over ‘question which creates contradiction

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Punjab Information and Culture Minister Fayyazul Hassan Chohan on Tuesday lashed out at journalists for asking a question regarding his stance on comments made by Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) chief Sirajul Haq, who had questioned the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government’s efforts to turn Pakistan into an Islamic welfare state. While talking to reporters after attending an event […]


[Philippines] Pakistani media group appeals to President Duterte over killing of radio broadcaster

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The Pakistan Press Foundation, an independent media organization that seeks to promote and defend freedom of expression, expressed “deep concern” on the killing of Philippine radio announcer Gabriel Alburo in a letter to President Rodrigo Duterte, dated 31 December 2018. Alburo was on his way home to Guihulngan City in La Libertad, Negros Oriental — […]


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 […]


Fawad assures media persons protection of rights

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister of Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Friday said that the present elected government fully believed in constitutional and fundamental rights of freedom of expression. Talking to a delegation of journalists here, the minister said all possible steps would be taken to protect journalists’ rights and to solve their problems. He said that […]


PPF denounces attack on transmitting station of Radio Musical del Coca

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Lenín Moreno, President of Ecuador has expressed concern over the attack on the transmitting station of Radio Musical del Coca. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter, has called on the authorities to immediately investigate the matter and determine the reason behind this attack. According […]