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Roundtable Discussion on Internet Policy & Law At LUMS

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REPORT Lahore University of Management Sciences recently launched Research Initiative on Internet and Society. As a part of the Internet and Society, Bolo Bhi was invited to participate at the roundtable discussion on Internet Policy and Law. The Roundtable was moderated by Dr. Ali Qazilbash, Chair of the Department of Law and Policy, and Dr. Adil Najam, Vice Chancellor LUMS. […]

We Support The Constitutional Petition for Protecting our Fundamental Rights Online

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Cross Posting from Teeth Maestro   For quite sometime Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has been blocking websites in Pakistan on the instructions of the Government, or otherwise, other than in accordance with the law. As per the constitution of Pakistan such blocking infringes upon the fundamental rights, of the people of Pakistan as well as that of the […]

Death Threats And Intimidation Of Journalists Must Stop

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In december’ 2011 Committee to Protect Journalists issued a report listing Pakistan as the deadliest country for journalists for a second year. CPJ’s analysis found notable shifts from historical data: Targeted murders declined while deaths during dangerous assignments such as the coverage of street protests reached their highest level on record. Photographers and camera operators, often […]

Gilgit: Access Should Not Be A Victim To National Security

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After a recent spate of sectarian violence broke out in Gilgit, Baltistan, the government imposed Section 144* as riot control. The sectarian violence in Gilgit has cost over 16 lives and injured over 50. Communication plays an essential role during a time of distress, ensuring unarmed civilians are able to communicate and remain updated with […]