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Mass surveillance

Pakistan Press Foundation

NEARLY three months after the terrorist assault that left 14 dead in San Bernardino, California, the FBI is still attempting to answer some questions concerning shooters Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife Tashfeen Malik. About two weeks ago, FBI called Apple’s base camp in Cupertino, California: the office needed Apple to help them get through […]

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Get BOL?

Pakistan Press Foundation

By: Farooq Hameed Khan In the very first television talk show, shortly after Declan Walsh’s story in New York Times (NYT) on the Axact degrees scandal, followed by the unprecedented and well-coordinated hype by our media, my reaction was spontaneous. I had no doubts then and still maintain that Axact was only an excuse, with […]

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Letter to Eric Holder in Support of WikiLeaks

Pakistan Press Foundation

The Honorable Eric Holder Attorney General United States Department of Justice Washington, D.C. 20530 June 19, 2014 Dear Attorney General Holder, We, the undersigned press freedom and human rights organizations, call on the Justice Department to officially close all criminal investigations of WikiLeaks and its editor-in-chief, Julian Assange, and to stop harassment and other persecution […]

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Kidnapped Czechs’ video demands release of Dr Aafia

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PRAGUE: A video message on Wednesday purporting to show two Czech women hostages in Pakistan demanded the release of a Pakistani national jailed in the United States in return for their freedom. Antonie Chrastecka and Hana Humpalova, both 24, were kidnapped in March. They speak in the video message, against a background of photographs of […]

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