Posted by | May 9, 2019
Petitions Against FIA, PTA and PECA

Below is a record of petitions filed against the Federation of Pakistan, Pakistan Telecommunications Authority and the Federal Investigation Agency for exercise of power, abuse of authority, violation of fundamental...

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Posted by | March 24, 2015
The Upcoming PEMRA Amendment : A Step Back For Media Freedom

The media commission report —a Commission set up by the Supreme Court of Pakistan— released in April last year, made recommendations for media reform within Pakistan. The report suggested that...

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Posted by | March 23, 2015
Pakistan’s WordPress Ban: Flip Flop Switch

In the early hours of March 22nd, Wordpress was blocked for users within Pakistan. Like with most bans concerning Internet users in Pakistan, reports began emerging as disgruntled users started...

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Posted by | March 2, 2015
Can Censorship Counter Terrorism?

As the world continues to transition into the digital age, globally the fight against terror is being fought on more fronts than just the physical battlefield. As states attempt to...

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Posted by | January 7, 2015
Cross Media Ownership & Media Reform

If a democratic structure is to succeed and flourish, it is imperative that large-scale public involvement is maintained within the decision making apparatus of the State. In order to ensure...

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Posted by | September 19, 2014
YouTube Ban: Where Do We Stand?

This week, September 17, 2014, marked the two-year anniversary of YouTube in Pakistan. Banned in 2012, despite extensive court hearings and parliamentary resolutions in favour of lifting the ban, there...

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Posted by | July 23, 2014
Of Legal Theory & Pakistani Politics

  James Madison, an American statesman, a political theorist and fourth President of the United States of America from 1809 to 1817 once stated: “It will be of little avail...

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Posted by | July 18, 2014
Alliance for Action: Conference Agenda

Bolo Bhi is hosting a conference in Islamabad. Titled 'Alliance for Action,' the conference will bring together people from various professions and organizations to discuss growing censorship and surveillance over...

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