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Archive: Bolo Bhi’s Petition Before IHC

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December 12, 2014: Soft Copy of Petition December 29, 2014: Petition Annexure December 29, 2014: 2006 Notification: Constituting document of the IMCEW from August 29, 2006 December 29, 2014: 2012 Policy directive issued to PTA March 30, 2015: Notification: IMCEW Denotified May 1, 2015: Bolo Bhi’s Rejoinder to Federal Government February 29, 2016: 1)    Application […]

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Amendments to PECB in the National Assembly

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The Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015 has drawn opposition across parties. Below are amendments fielded by legislators from the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Shazia Marri’s dissent note and amendments  MQM’s amendments submitted by Syed Ali Raza Abidi and signed by other MQM legislators PTI’s amendments submitted by […]

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YouTube launches .pk domain in Pakistan

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As of January 12, 2016, a .pk version of YouTube has been launched in Pakistan. This launch was announced on the Google Asia Pacific blog, and is part of a three-country launch: Sri Lanka, Nepal and Pakistan. What is the specific nature of the agreement reached between the government of Pakistan and Google/YouTube to enable […]

Bolo Bhi Year In Review: 2015

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In 2015, Bolo Bhi worked on stopping the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill (2015) from being passed into law in its current form; worked on gender issues including acid attacks; continued the oral history of the women’s movement in Pakistan; conducted digital security trainings with educational institutions and organizations; hearings on Bolo Bhi’s case challenging […]

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Archive: Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015-16

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July 19, 2016: Bolo Bhi’s Petition to Senate on PECB and Section 34 June 30, 2016: Summary Senate Standing Committee on IT’s Subcommittee Meetings on PECB May 17, 2016: Initial Analysis of PECB by Bolo Bhi May 14, 2016: Comparison between the version of the bill as approved by NA and the ones approved previously by the […]

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Stop PECB: Write to Speaker, National Assembly

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Citizens of Pakistan have grave concerns regarding the government’s proposed Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill. Despite reservations that have been raised at public forums, in the media and sent in writing addressed to the Standing Committee on IT, and through members of parliament, the bill has been approved a second time by the Standing Committee […]