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Pakistan Press Foundation expresses concern over Nepal government’s efforts for new media policy

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Prime Minister of Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli expressed concern over Nepal government’s efforts for the new media policy. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter urged government of Nepal to ensure press freedom, a broader media policy and transform state-owned […]

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Pakistan Press Foundation expresses concern on arrest of BBC news correspondent, her cameraman, NTV correspondent by Uganda police

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of Uganda expressed concern on arrest of BBC news correspondent Catherine Byaruhanga, her cameraman Kelvin Brown and NTV correspondent Sam Lawino by police for allegedly filming Abim hospital without permission from Abim district security agents and wanting to report “bad news all the […]

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Pakistan Press Foundation expressed concern on travel ban on Bahrain’s prominent human rights activist

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Shaikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa,Amir of Bahrain expressed concern over ongoing travel ban on Nabeel Rajab, President & Co-founder of Bahrain Centre for Human Rights and Deputy Secretary General of International Federation for Human Rights who faces up to 10 years in prison for “insulting a […]

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Pakistan Press Foundation expresses concern on proposed stricter punishments for Malaysian journalists

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Pakistan Press Foundation PPF in a letter to Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak expressed concern over the proposed stricter punishments for journalists of Malaysia. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter called for adhering to the freedom of expression. He said he was appalled at the most recent assault against right to […]

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Pakistan Press Foundation expresses concern on kidnapping, torture, sexual violence on Colombia lady journalist

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Pakistan Press Foundation PPF in a letter to President of Colombia urged his government to take action against those involved in kidnapping, torturing and sexual violence against journalists and ensure these are not repeated. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter expressed concern on kidnapping, torture and sexual violence against journalist Ms Jineth […]

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Pakistan Press Foundation expresses concern on blogging platform Medium’s blocking

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Pakistan Press Foundation PPF in a letter to Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak expressed concern on blogging platform Medium’s blocking apparently in an effort to censor Sarawak Report, an investigative news outlet critical of the government. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in a letter to Prime Minister urged Malaysian government to take remedial […]

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Pakistan Press Foundation expresses concern over beating of TUT.BY website journalist in Belarus

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Pakistan Press Foundation PPF in a letter to President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko expressed concern over beating of journalist Pavel Dabravolski for TUT.BY website in Belarus for performing his job. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in a letter to President Lukashenko, urged government of Belarus to identify those responsible for beating the journalist, prosecute […]

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Pakistan Press Foundation welcomes release of Washington Post journalist

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Pakistan Press Foundation PPF in a letter to President of Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani welcomed release of Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian,who had been imprisoned in Iran since July 2014. Rezaian was freed as part of a prisoner swap between the United States and Iran. The Post, confirmed that he had left Iran […]

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Pakistan Press Foundation condemns suicide attack on Tolo TV staffers

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) has in a letter to Muhammad Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai,President of Afghanistan condemned suicide attack of Taliban on TOLOnews TV bus in which seven of their staff members were killed and dozens others injured in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in a letter to President Ashraf Ghani […]

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Pakistan Press Foundation expresses concern over rape in the attack at radio journalist house

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), an independent non-governmental institution committed to promoting and defending freedom of expression in a letter to Mr. Mauricio Macri, President of Argentina expressed concern over attack at home of Sergio Hurtado, radio journalist of Argentina who reported on drug trafficking and rape of his wife. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali […]

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Pakistan Press Foundation expresses concern over attack on journalists in Argentina

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), an independent non-governmental institution committed to promoting and defending freedom of expression has written a letter to Mr. Mauricio Macri, President of Argentina to express concern over the beating and attack on team of journalists with Grupo Cronica group’s television news channel by people belonging to Union Tranvarious Automotor (Vehicle Drivers […]

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Pakistan Press Foundation concerned over fine imposed on Panama America newspaper

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), an independent non-governmental institution committed to promoting and defending freedom of expression has in a letter to Juan Carlos Varela, President of Panama expressed concern on imposing fine for damages on Panama America newspaper. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter to President Varela said the ruling was against […]

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Civil society calls for investigation into surveillance of Romanian journalist Cătălin Tolontan

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TO: His excellency, Klaus Johannis, President of Romania CC: Mr. Petre Tobă, Minister of Internal Affairs Mr. Eduard Helvig, Director of the Romanian Intelligence Service Dear President Johannis, The undersigned members of IFEX, the global network promoting and defending freedom of expression worldwide, express their profound concern over the surveillance operations recently conducted by unknown […]

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Pakistan Press Foundation protests convictions and sentencing of journalists in Egypt

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), an independent non-governmental institution committed to promoting and defending freedom of expression is concerned over convictions and sentencing of two journalists in separate cases in Egypt. According to information by Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in a letter to Interim Prime Minister of Arab Republic […]

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