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Implementing RTI laws

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Contrary to popular perception, when it comes to protecting the rights of citizens, Pakistan has some exemplary laws. The 18th Amendment decrees that access to information held by government bodies is a right of every citizen. The provincial governments of Punjab and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) have gone further by introducing their own Right to Information (RTI) […]

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Blocked

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It is ironic that the most transparent thing about the government’s efforts to censor the internet was the tender process it used to award the contract for censoring software to Canadian technology company Netsweeper. Transparency, after all, is a democratic virtue not too far removed from freedom of speech. That Islamabad abided by one while […]

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