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PPF voiced against media freedom in the Thailand, Iran and Tanzania

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) voiced concern over the violation of Media freedom in the Thailand, Iran and Tanzania. On May 15, 2017, PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter to Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of Thailand expressed serious concerns over the detention of six online media activists including human rights lawyer Prawet Praphanukul […]


PPF alarmed at Tanzanian’s President statement

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to John Magufuli, President United Republic of Tanzania, has expressed serious concerns on his statement “Media freedom has limits” during oath taking ceremony of the ministers. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter urged the government to take decisive action for the freedom of media and […]


PPF concerned over a year imprisonment to Iranian Journalist

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Hassan Rouhani, President of Islamic Republic Iran expressed concern over the one year imprisonment to Isa Saharkhiz for “insulting the former president” and “defaming the head of the judiciary” on April 26. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter urged Iranian government to immediately release […]


Pakistan Press Foundation is concerned over the detention of six online media activists

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of Thailand has expressed concern over the detention of six online media activists including human rights lawyer Prawet Praphanukul and activist Danai Tibsuya under lèse majesté law. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter urged the government of Thailand instead of […]


Role of Sindh women legislators recognized

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Karachi:  Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in collaboration with Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in continuation of Women Day celebrations by paying tribute to women parliamentarians presented shields to female legislators of different political parties on May 9 at Sindh Assembly Karachi. PPF team presented shields to Ms. Sharmila Farooqi, Pakistan Peoples Party’s member of […]


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 […]