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June 3, 2014: Federal Ombudsman Calls Hearing With MOITT

On May 18, 2014, Bolo Bhi sent a letter to the Federal Ombudsman stating we found MOITT’s non-provision of information citing Section 8 part e, f and i in response to our FOI requests non-satisfactory. In a letter dated June 3, 2014, the Federal Ombudsman’s office called a hearing between representatives of MOITT and Bolo Bhi on June 11, 2014. 

Our letter here

Meeting Notification here

Farieha Aziz is a Karachi-based, APNS-awardwinning journalist. She is a co-founder and Director at Bolo Bhi. She has a masters in English literature. She worked with Newsline from July 2007-January 2012 and taught literature to grades 9-12. She served as an amicus curiae in a case filed in the Lahore High Court in 2013, challenging the ban on YouTube, and is currently a petitioner on behalf of Bolo Bhi in a case filed in the Islamabad High Court challenging government's censorship on the Internet and the powers of the regulator. She can be found on Twitter: @FariehaAziz and reached via email:

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