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PPF welcomes the release of Mauritanian journalists

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, President of Mauritania has welcomed the release of two senior journalists after eight days imprisonment. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter welcomed the release of journalists and praised the media fraternity of Mauritania for its unity. PPF also condemned this […]


PPF condemns the attack on Canadian photojournalist Stan Behal

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada has expressed concern over the attack on award-winning photojournalist Stan Behal by a protestor in Toronto. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter commends the Toronto police for launching an investigation into this incident in response to the complaint […]


PPF condemns attack on Brazilian reporter Adenilson Miguel

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Michel Temer, President of Brazil has expressed concern over the attack on Brazilian reporter Adenilson Miguel on August 9. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter condemns this incident and urged authorities to immediately take action against those responsible and ensure the safety of Miguel […]


PPF calls for immediate release of Nigerian Reporter Samuel Ogundipe

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria has expressed concern over the arrest of Premium Times newspaper reporter, Mr. Samuel Ogundipe on August 14. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter condemned this action and urged the Nigerian government to immediately release Samuel Ogundipe. PPF also called […]


PPF concerned over attacks on journalists in Uganda

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Ruhakana Rugunda, Prime Minister of Uganda expresses concern over the frequent attacks on journalists covering election campaigns of the Arua Municipality Parliamentary by-elections in Uganda. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali urged the government and security officials of Uganda to ensure the safety of journalists in the […]


PPF condemns attack on Renaissance FM

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Alpha Condé, President of Guinea condemns the attack on the office of Renaissance FM based in Ratoma, a suburb in Conakry. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali urged the authorities and police to thoroughly investigate the incident and ensure the legal action is taken against the culprits […]


PPF condemns attacks on journalists in Nepal

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Khadga Prasad Oli, Prime Minister of Nepal has expressed concern over the physical attacks on journalists in Nepal. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali urged the Nepali government to investigate this incident and take steps to ensure the safety of journalists. According to the International Federation of […]


PPF condemns fine imposed on opposition aligned Raajje TV

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) raised concerns over the fine imposed on opposition aligned broadcaster Raajje TV, on August 8. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter to Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, President of Maldives on August 10, 2018, demands immediate withdrawal of the fine against Raajje TV and urges authorities to stop targeting […]


PPF expresses concern over detainment of Belarusian journalists

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Alexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus expressed over the raid on media outlets and detainment of journalists on Tuesday, August 7, in Minsk. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali urges the Belarusian authorities to immediately release the detained journalists and stop harassment of independent media organizations and journalists. […]


PPF concerned over the attack on Gambian Journalists

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of Gambia expressed concern over the attack on two journalists. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali urges the government of Gambia to investigate the incident and ensure the rights and safety of journalists. He also stated that other political parties need to […]


PPF concerned over the detention of Bangladeshi Journalist

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minster of Bangladesh expressed serious concern over the detention of photojournalist Shahidul Alam in Dhanmondi, Dhaka on Sunday evening, August 5. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali demanded immediate and unconditional release of photojournalist Shahidul Alam and also urged the Bangladeshi government to ensure safety of journalists […]


PPF concerned over the detention of Somali Journalists

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Hassan Ali Khayre, Prime Minster of Somalia to expressed serious concern over the arrest of journalist Omar Ali Hassan after returning from Mogadishu on July 8. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali demanded immediate and unconditional release of Hassan and also urged Somali government must respect journalist’s […]


PPF raises concern over the killing and free expression violations

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) is concerned over the brutal murder, conviction and detention of journalists and blogger in Mexico, Vietnam and Myanmar. On July 4, PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in a letter to Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico is alarmed at the brutal murder of journalist Salvador Adame; whose burnt body was […]


PPF condemns the detention of three  Burmese journalists

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) has written a letter to Htin Kyaw President of the Republic of Myanmar to express its concern over the detention of three journalists in Northern Myanmar on June 26 2017. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali, in a letter called for the immediate release of Aye, Pyae and Zaw and withdraws […]