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PPF concerned over the suspension of Al-Jazeera English bureau in Juba, South Sudan

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Salva Kiir Mayardit, President of Republic of the South Sudan to express concerned over the suspension of Al-Jazeera English bureau in Juba by South Sudan’s Media Authority on May 1, 2017. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter urged government of South Sudan in order […]


Legal, political and policy environment for Pakistani media deteriorated significantly:  Pakistan Press Freedom Report 2017

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Karachi May 3:  The legal, political and policy environment for Pakistani media deteriorated significantly and Pakistani media professionals continue to face violence while those who attack journalists enjoy impunity from prosecution. A report covering the period January 2016 to April 2017, released by Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) to commemorate the World Press Freedom Day on […]


PPF seeks justice for Maldivian journalist

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, President of the Republic of Maldives, is alarmed at the brutal killing of blogger and social media activist Yameen Rasheed in Male’ on April 23, 2017. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali urged Maldivian government for the investigation into the murder as well […]


PPF seeks justice for slain journalists in Maldives, Russia and Nigeria

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) voiced concern over the killings of the journalists in Maldives, Nigeria and Russia. On April 26, 2017 PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali wrote to Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister of Russia while expressing serious concerns over the death of Nikolai Andrushchenko, co-founder of the weekly newspaper Novy Peterburg on April 19, […]


PPF seeks justice for Nigerian Journalist

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria expressed serious concern over killing of Famous Giobaro, a journalist working with Glory FM, Bayelsa State-owned radio station. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali urged the government of Nigeria to investigate speedy and thoroughly this matter and ensure that the perpetrators of […]


PPF welcomes the restoration of internet access in the two regions of Cameroon

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Paul Biya, President Republic of Cameroon welcomes the restoration of internet connectivity in the North-west and South-west regions of Cameroon after more than three months of shutdown. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter welcomed the restoration of internet access in the two regions. PPF […]


‘Women contribute 50% of agenda in Sindh Assembly’

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KARACHI: Female MPAs were given awards to appreciate their performance in the Sindh Assembly in a ceremony on Tuesday. The ceremony was organised by the Pakistan Press Foundation in collaboration with Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability- Free And Fair Election Network (TDEA-FAFEN). From a total of 30 female MPAs out of the 168 members, nine […]


Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) seeks applications for investigative reporting fellowships

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Karachi March 13:  Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) seeks applications from Pakistani journalists for investigative reporting fellowships. The fellowships are part of the “Supporting Investigative Journalism in Pakistan” project which aims to promote investigative reporting by providing support to media professionals capable for depth stories related to issues of public interest including those focusing on governance, […]


پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) نے تحقیقاتی رپورٹنگ فیلوشپس کے لیے درخواستیں طلب کرلیں

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کراچی، 13 مارچ: پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) نے تحقیقاتی رپورٹنگ فیلوشپ کے لیے پاکستانی صحافیوں سے درخواستیں طلب کرلیں۔ فیلوشپس “پاکستان میں تحقیقاتی صحافت میں معاونت” کے منصوبے کا حصہ ہے جس کا مقصد ذرائع ابلاغ سے وابستہ افراد کو عوامی مفادات بشمول حکومت، شفافیت، صنف، بدعنوانی اور انسانی حقوق سے متعلق معاملات […]


Pakistan Freelance Journalists Group (PFJG) formed

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Karachi Feb 1: Freelance journalists from across the country have decided to form the Pakistan Freelance Journalists Group (PFJG) to promote their rights, safety and professional development. The group will include freelance reporters, editors, editorial writers, photo journalists and camera persons working in print, broadcasting and new media. The group felt that freelance journalists are […]


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Political parties need inner democracy, strict accountability

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KARACHI, Jan 23 (PPI): Speakers at a moot said on Monday that it is the need of the hour that our political parties introduce the culture of democracy and accountability in their inner structures and focus on pressing needs of common man. “The demands and aspirations of voters need to be taken seriously by the […]

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Psychological counseling essential for journalists physical and emotional well-being : TV reporters

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Karachi, Jan 18 (PPI):  Majority of journalists witness traumatic events and should get regular psychological counseling and medical check-ups to ensure their physical as well as psycho-social safety and productivity. Media houses also need to develop implementation of safety protocols in the field and anti-sexual harassment policies for female journalists. These were some of the […]

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Pakistan: Re-investigation into journalist Shan Dahar’s murder case demanded

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) and the slain journalist’s victim family on Tuesday demanded of Sindh government to fulfill its promise of arresting the killers of assassinated journalist Shan Dahar, the Bureau Chief of Abb Takk Television Larkana, conduct effective re-investigation into his murder case and provide compensation and jobs to the victim’s children, which had […]

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Rush for ‘Breaking News’ putting journalists at risk: Press Clubs’ reps

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Press clubs’ representatives from across Pakistan agreed that the rush for breaking news combined with the unprofessional attitude of editors, newsroom personnel and media houses leave journalists working in the field vulnerable and at risk. This was the consensus at the ‘National Consultative Dialogue on the Safety of Journalists,’ organized by the Pakistan Press Foundation […]

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