International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalist 2020

2020 presents a grim picture for press freedom in Pakistan – Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) 2020 presents a grim picture for press freedom in Pakistan with multiple attempts to silence the voices of the media in the print, broadcast and online spheres. The media in Pakistan continues to work under an environment of fear and significant constraints […]

Journalist arrested for interviewing leader of ethnic rights movement released

Journalist arrested for interviewing leader of ethnic rights movement releasedGohar Wazir, a reporter of Khyber News television channel who arrested for interviewing Mohsin Dawar, leader of Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) a ethnic movement for Pashtun human rights was released on May 29. On May 26, ten PTM activists were killed while 15 others, including five soldiers sustained injuries in the crossfire in the Boyya […]

LSE condemns popular Indian priest for calling Pakistani student ‘Taliban’

LSE condemns popular Indian priest for calling Pakistani student ‘Taliban’Highlights The London School of Economics (LSE) has condemned Indian spiritual leader Jaggi Vasudev’s comments calling a Pakistani student “Taliban”. Bilal Bin Saqib, who is from Lahore, was the host of the event at the LSE where Vasudev delivered a lecture at the university called “Youth and Truth: Unplug with Sadhguru”. LSE stressed that it […]

PPF condemns violence against journalists and media in Gaza Strip

PPF condemns violence against journalists and media in Gaza StripPakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Mahmoud Abbas, President of State of Palestine and Palestinian National Authority has expressed concern over the attacks and detention of journalists, human rights activists and citizens for taking part in peaceful rallies on the current situation in the Strip. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali has strongly […]

Freedom of expression, speech fundamental human rights: Zarrar

Freedom of expression, speech fundamental human rights: ZarrarLAHORE: Zarrar Said, the author of latest international fictional thrill ‘Pureland’ and a master story–teller, emphasises that freedom of expression and speech are fundamental human rights and must be protected. No one can be hated because of his or her religion, sect and race, he viewed. He expressed these views while talking to The News […]

PPF condemns summoning human rights activists in Kuwait

PPF condemns summoning human rights activists in KuwaitPakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Prime Minister of Kuwait has expressed concern over the decision of Electronic and Cyber Crime Combatting Department (ECCCD) to summon two human rights activists Abdul Hakim Al-Fadhli and Hamed Jameel for their social media activities. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in […]