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Digital media freedom under threat due to regulatory pressures

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The state of digital media freedoms in Pakistan remained vulnerable to regulatory pressures and threats

COP26: Climate emergency, journalism emergency!

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As the UN's COP26 conference is set to begin in Glasgow, Scotland, journalists are putting forth appeals for the right to cover environmental issues

“Pakistan’s tech policy is archaic,” Khilji

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93% of all inappropriate videos uploaded to Tik Tok are removed within seconds

Pakistan among 10 countries with least internet freedom: report

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Pakistan is among top 10 countries with the most restrictions on internet freedom.

Pak, Afghan battle for cyber supremacy

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The battle between the Afghan Taliban and Afghan security forces for control of territory in the war-ravaged country is also being fought on the ground of cyberspace

Digital media advertising policy sent for approval

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News websites must be locally-based and should be operational for over six months to receive government advertisements under the proposed policy

AIC expresses alarm over ‘regressed’ social media rules

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The AIC on Monday published a statement expressing its regret that the latest draft of the Government's social media rules retains its most problematic provisions even after consultations with relevant stakeholders.

SHC temporarily bans tiktok till July 8 against ‘LGBT campaign’

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July 28th, 2021; Staff Report; LAHORE; The Sindh High Court based on one-sided arguments has directed the federal govt to ban Tik Tok in the country till July 8, over claims it was running an LGBT Pride Month campaign.

PHC lifts ban on TikTok

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April 1st, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; The Peshawar High Court on Thursday ordered restoration of services of the popular short video sharing platform, TikTok, following a 20-day ban over ‘objectionable content’.

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International Stories

CJP terms allegations against Teesta Setalvad “preposterous”

Trustees of the Indian human rights organization Citizens for Justice and Peace on Tuesday issued a statement condemning the arrest of Indian activist and journalist Teesta Setalvad by Gujrat Police, which the organization held is an attempt to target her work with victims of the post-Godhra riots of 2002.

مودی کے خلاف بیس سال تک جد و جہد کرنے والی انسانی حقوق کی کارکن تیستا ستلواد گرفتار

گجرات فسادات میں موجودہ انڈین وزیر اعظم نریندر مودی کے کردار خلاف بیس سال تک جد و جہد کرنے والی صحافی اور انسانی حقوق کی کارکن کو سپریم کورٹ کے فیصلے کے بعد جعل سازی اور مجرمانہ سازش کے الزام میں گرفتار کر لیا گیا ہے.

22 years behind bars – A Pakistani jailed in India awaits repatriation

By Xari Jalil: Muhammad Waris who has been in an Indian prison for 19 years but and even after being ‘technically released’ continues to languish for three years in a UP police station waiting to be repatriated.

STATE OF LIMBO: The Forgotten Mentally Challenged Prisoners of India & Pakistan

17 prisoners, believed to be of Indian origin, have been languishing in Pakistan's prisons for over a decade. Due to their mental state, the Interior Ministry and the Indian High Commission have so far been unable to identify their nationality