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PPF concerned over detention of journalist in Mozambique

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Filipe Nyusi, President of Mozambique has expressed concern over the detention of a journalist along with a researcher and driver. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali has denounced the detention of journalist and termed it an act to threaten journalists from investigating any story. PPF called on […]

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) urges Turkish President immediately release Syrian journalist Rami Jarrah, allow him to work in Turkey

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged immediate release of Syrian journalist Rami Jarrah and allow him to work in Turkey without fear of obstruction. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in letter to President Erdogan urged Turkish government to ensure that Syrian journalists like Jarrah, who […]

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Tribal journalist released after protest

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LANDI KOTAL: A vociferous protest by members of Landi Kotal Press Club compelled the security forces to release a local journalist, who was apprehended on Saturday evening. Rahat Shinwari, correspondent of an Urdu daily, was picked up by armed personnel of Khyber Rifles from his house after his identification by a ‘masked’ man accompanying the […]

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Tribal journalist detained by paramilitary Frontier Corps

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On 10 October, 2015, the paramilitary Frontier Corps (FC) raided the house of Rahat Shinwari, a correspondent of an Urdu daily “Ausaf” and took him with them in Landi Kotal a town in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) of Pakistan. They blindfolded and handcuffed him and took him to an unknown place. Shinwari’s family […]

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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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