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Posted by | September 1, 2012
Pakistan’s Suspension of Mobile Services: Was it necessary?

  On August 19, mobile phones services in various cities of Pakistan were suspended due to the potential threat of mobile-operated bombs planted in bazaars by terrorists. It was to...

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Posted by | August 15, 2012
Do you feel blocking of cellphone services in Baluchistan on Independence Day provokes resentment?

The Provincial Government blocked cellphone access in Quetta and parts of Balochistan yesterday citing security reasons. Today, the Indian Government adopted the same measures for Kashmir. States around the world...

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Posted by | May 20, 2012
Twitter Banned in Pakistan

Once again, Internet users in Pakistan have been slapped with a ban. Early in the day on May 20, 2012, Twitter users in Pakistan started encountering problems logging into their...

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Posted by | May 6, 2012
Seeking freedom: The Press in Pakistan

  Presentations were staged at Aiwan-i-Sadr, on the occasion of Press Freedom Day, raising questions, about the status of our freedom. According to CPJ Pakistan has been the most dangerous...

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Posted by | April 9, 2012
Death Threats And Intimidation Of Journalists Must Stop

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...

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Posted by | April 4, 2012
Gilgit: Access Should Not Be A Victim To National Security

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...

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Posted by | March 27, 2012
Digital Security Of Public Figures: A Grave Concern

Update: Pakistan Tehrik-Insaf issued press release denouncing attacks on Bolta Pakistan Facebook Page.   Recently, the Facebook account of Bolta Pakistan, a popular TV talk show hosted by senior journalist...

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Posted by | March 20, 2012
Adopt A School: Help Master Ayub

Master Ayub has been teaching unprivileged children for over a decade.  In an open air classroom in a park in Sector F-6, he teaches over 200 children free of cost....

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Posted by | March 6, 2012
Thank you Sandvine, Verizon & Cisco, From Pakistan

Our campaign partners, Business Human Rights Resource Centre,  confirmed to us that Sandvine, Verizon and Cisco committed not to apply for Pakistan Government's call for proposal. Business Human Rights Resource...

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Posted by | March 4, 2012
Timeline: Campaign against Internet Censorship in Pakistan

[<a href="" target="_blank">View the story "Pakistan:Campaign against Internet Censorship in Pakistan" on Storify</a>] As we continue the campaign against internet censorship, we feel it is crucial to inform  supporters in...

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