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Cybercrime bill: Politicians voice fears over stifling of freedoms

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ISLAMABAD: A groundswell of opposition has developed over the cybercrime bill with virtually all political groupings announcing their intention to oppose the current draft when it is tabled in the National Assembly, citing it as a threat to the freedom of expression. Several parties including the Jamaat-e-Islami, the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) are upset over not […]

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Social media can be used to rehabilitate radicalised youth

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KARACHI: Just as the internet is helping extremists spread their message of hate, the same medium can be used to rehabilitate people, said the founding director of Moonshot CVE UK, Ross Frenett. He was addressing the audience on the second day of the International Conference on Issues of Radicalisation in Migrant Urban Societies: A Comparative […]

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CCP to hold ‘Un-silence Pakistan: a tribute to Sabeen Mahmud’ today

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KARACHI: The Concerned Citizens for Peace (CCP) is holding a public gathering today (Saturday) at The Arts Council, Karachi, from 6pm to 9pm to commemorate the late Sabeen Mahmud, founder of PeaceNiche and T2F (The Second Floor), and to pay tribute to the other fallen heroes – journalists, workers, and activists – who have been […]

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T2F hosts the Balochistan discussion that others shy away from

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KARACHI: With the latest cybercrime bill passed by a National Assembly committee, freedom of expression has once again come under threat adding onto the gag on reporting and talking on certain issues within the borders of Pakistan. One such issue is the struggle for an independent Balochistan that has been ongoing over decades and seen […]

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