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Protest Letters by PPF

PPF protests over attack on Honduran journalist, supports call of IAPA

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), an independent non-governmental institution committed to promoting and defending freedom of expression concerned over the recent attack on Honduran journalist, Nery Adalberto Recarte on November 11, 2013 and supports call for implementation of protective measures Quoting the information from Inter American Press Association (IAPA), PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in […]

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Pakistan Press Foundation condemns restrictions on freedom of speech and freedom of the press in Hungary

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), an independent non-governmental institution committed to promoting and defending freedom of expression is concerned over a new law restricting freedom of speech and freedom of the press, enacted by the Hungarian Parliament on 5 November. Quoting the information from Hungarian Civil Liberties Union, PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in a […]

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Pakistan Press Foundation condemns the ruling of KL Appeal Court in the case of political cartoonist Zunar

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), an independent non-governmental institution committed to promoting and defending freedom of expression is concerned over recent ruling of Kuala Lumpur Appeal Court issued on 1st November, 2013 in case of political cartoonist Zunar . Quoting the information from Reporters Without Borders, PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in a letter to […]

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Pakistan Press Foundation condemns the assault and detention of blogger and photographer in Bahrain

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), an independent non-governmental institution committed to promoting and defending freedom of expression is concerned over the assault and detention of blogger Mohamed Hassan and photographer Hussain Hubail. They have been held since 31 July by the government. Quoting the information from Reporters Without Borders (RSF), PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali […]

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Pakistan Press Foundation condemns the killing of journalist Mario Sy

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), an independent non-governmental institution committed to promoting and defending freedom of expression, is concerned over the killing of journalist Mario Sy who contributed photos to tabloid newspaper Sapol News Bulletin (On Target News Bulletin). He was shot dead in General Santos City in the province of South Cotabato on 1 August […]

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PPF condemns murder of radio correspondent in Philippines

Pakistan Press Foundation has expressed concerned over the death of a radio correspondent in the province of Masbate, Philippines inside his own store on the morning of Sunday 2 June 2013. Quoting information from Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility (CMFR), PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in a letter to the President of the […]

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PPF shows concerns over the death of Congolese radio journalist

Pakistan Press Foundation has condemned the death of Congolese radio journalist Guylain Chandjaro in Bunia. He was a Swahili-language journalist with Radio Canal Révélation, a community radio station. Quoting information from Reporters Without Borders (RSF), PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in a letter to the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on […]

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PPF condemns closure of Uganda National dailies and radio stations

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Pakistan Press Foundation has expressed concern over the siege of the national dailies of Uganda the Monitor and Red Pepper by the national police forces and closure of two other radio stations KFM and Dembe FM since May 20, 2013. Quoting information from Human Rights Network of Journalists (HRNJ), PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali […]

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PPF protests physical assault of two photographers by security officials

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) is concerned to learn that two photojournalists accredited to cover Ghana’s 56th independence anniversary ceremony were physically assaulted by security officials at the event. Quoting information from The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), Nii Martey Botwe of the state-owned Daily Graphic had his genitals electrocuted, his colleague, Vincent Dzatse, of […]

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PPF protests violent attacks on journalist Normila Sari Wahyuni

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) is concerned over violent attack on journalist Normila Sari Wahyuni on Sunday, March 3. Quoting information from International Press Institution (IPI), Wahyuni, a reporter for Paser TV, a channel that airs locally in the Paser region, was attacked during reporting on a land dispute in the village of Rantau Panjang, in […]

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PPF Protests death threats to Editor of Sanghu weekly in Nepal

Pakistan Press Foundation has expressed concern over the death threats to Gopal Thapaliya, editor of the Sanghu weekly over a news report on corruption in the capital city, Kathmandu. Quoting information from Freedom Forum, PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in a letter to the Prime Minister of Nepal, Thapaliya was threatened by an unknown […]

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PPF Protests detention on blogger and fine on activist

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Pakistan Press Foundation has expressed concern over the 15 days of administrative detention of Emin Milli, blogger and 2,500 AZN(2.348 EUR) fine on youth activist Turgut Gambar for Facebook activity. Quoting information from Expression Online Coalition (EOC), PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in a letter to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the […]

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PPF Protests blocking of an online newspaper

Pakistan Press Foundation has expressed concern over the blocking of the El Diario de Cuba, an online newspaper, starting from January 14, 2013 in Venezuela. Quoting information from Freedom House, PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in a letter to the President of Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, by Monday an access problem had fallen sharply […]

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PPF Protests threat to radio broadcasters and journalists

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Pakistan Press Foundation has expressed concern over the closure of two FM Radio stations, Dhrubatara FM and Panchakoshi FM, and four newspapers, Dhamaka Daily, Hamro Teshro Aankha Daily, Ravibar Weekly and Sajha Pratibimbha Weekly in Dailekh District, Nepal. Quoting information from World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC), PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in […]

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