Campaigns

Open Letter to Facebook

7 October 2019 Dear Mr. Zuckerberg, OPEN LETTER: FACEBOOK’S END-TO-END SECURITY PLANS The organizations below write today to encourage you, in no uncertain terms, to continue increasing the end-to-end security across Facebook’s messaging services. We have seen requests from the United States, United Kingdom, and Australian governments asking you to suspend these plans “until [Facebook] can guarantee the added privacy […]

Campaign to Combat Misinformation

Thursday, 21 March 2019 – In the age of social media, the way that information is produced and consumed has changed drastically. Unlike conventional forms of media, the internet creates a situation where anyone can produce and share content online. While this has led to freer forms of expression and communication, it comes at the […]

Bolo Bhi and Digital Rights Foundation call for digital accessibility during General Elections 2018

Bolo Bhi and Digital Rights Foundation fear the blocking of internet and mobile networks in the run up to and during the General Elections 2018 in Pakistan, and call on the caretaker government of Pakistan to ensure mobile and digital accessibility, protection of freedom of speech, and the right to association as citizens exercise their democratic […]

Child Abuse Awareness Campaign

HOW TO PROTECT CHILDREN AGAINST ABUSE Child abuse is one of the most ignored issues in Pakistan despite its seriousness. The number of reported cases has been increasing which is now getting the attention of people. Child abuse can result from physical, emotional or sexual harm and can result in both short term and long […]

Can More Transparency Push For Accountability?

Bolo Bhi’s Meeting and Our Call-To-Action On Cybercrime Bill

A meeting was held at The Nest I/O in Karachi on April 17th, 2015, facilitated by the Bolo Bhi team, consisting of Director Sana Saleem, Program and Outreach Manager Madiha Latif, Gender & Tech Research Associate Ghausia Rashid Salam, and Research Associate Yelmaz Mujtaba. The purpose of this meeting was to discuss the government’s proposed […]

The Cybercrime Bill and Our Call-To-Action

As of this morning, the NA Standing Committee on IT approved and passed the cybercrime bill i.e PECB2015. This was despite reservations and a press conference we held yesterday to raise the issue. The bill now moves to the floor of the assembly. You can access the version that has been passed here. (See number […]

Joint Statement from Civil Society to Technology Companies for Expanded Transparency Reports

Joint Statement from Civil Society to Technology Companies for Expanded Transparency Reports The undersigned organizations and individuals commend the recent efforts adopted by more than 43 companies to produce transparency reports that document the numbers of content removal and data requests by government and encourage all companies that collect user data to do the same. […]

Letters to the Minister!

Letter to High Commissioner Of Canada : Call for Transparency, Accountability & Action Following Reports On Netsweeper’s Presence in Pakistan.

His Excellency Mr Greg Giokas High Commissioner for Canada Diplomatic Enclave, Sector G-5 Islamabad, Pakistan P. O. Box 1042 Telephone: (011 92 51) 208-6000 Fax: (011 92 51) 208-6900 July 23, 2013 Subject: Letter to His Excellency Mr Greg Giokas, High Commissioner Of  Canada : Call for Transparency, Accountability & Action Following Reports On Netsweeper’s […]