PPF welcomes the return of Bol News President Sami Abraham after six days; calls for accountability to tackle the culture of impunity in crimes against media

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) welcomes the return of journalist and Bol News President Sami Abraham six days after he was allegedly abducted from Pakistan’s capital city of Islamabad. While Abraham’s return is a welcome step, questions remain about his abduction. Authorities must ensure that accountability in such incidents is...

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PPF expresses concern over the whereabouts of anchorperson Imran Riaz Khan; urges authorities to provide clarity on arrests of Imran Riaz Khan and Aftab Iqbal

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) has expressed concern about the whereabouts of anchorperson Imran Riaz Khan. Despite being allegedly released after being taken into police custody on May 11, the anchor person’s whereabouts are not known. PPF also calls on authorities to provide clarity on the...

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Pakistan Press Foundation expresses concern about blocking mobile internet services during political uncertainty following former prime minister Imran Khan’s arrest; social media access is also restricted.

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) is concerned about the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority’s (PTA) decision to block mobile internet services following the arrest of former prime minister Imran Khan on May 9. Citizens in Pakistan faced the closure of mobile broadband services and access to various social...

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