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Pakistan: Draft computer crimes law violates human rights

Pakistan: Draft computer crimes law violates human rights

Pakistan's draft computer crimes law is the latest example of vaguely worded legal frameworks that have severe implications for freedom of expression in the country, Nighat Dad writes

Pakistan: Journalists urged to unite for protection

Pakistan: Journalists urged to unite for protection

In the sixth attack on Express Media employees unknown assailants threw a hand grenade at the gate of Express News bureau chief's house. Though no one was injured in Sunday's incident, it highlights the dangers for Pakistan's journalists, Zofeen Ebrahim reports

Cheering for the Pakistan cricket team is dangerous in democratic India

Cheering for the Pakistan cricket team is dangerous in democratic India

Indo-Pak cricket matches are anything but “normal” as 67 college students found when they were charged with sedition for cheering for the Pakistani team. Saurav Datta reports

US report criticises Pakistan’s abuse of blasphemy laws

US report criticises Pakistan’s abuse of blasphemy laws

There are 14 individuals known to be on death row while 19 others are serving life sentences on charges of committing blasphemy, according to new report. Zofeen Ebrahim writes

Pakistan: Group declares laws against child marriage are “un-Islamic”

Pakistan: Group declares laws against child marriage are “un-Islamic”

The move has been slammed by a coalition of over a hundred Islamabad-based civili society organisations, who have labelled it a violation of Pakistani women’s and girls’ fundamental human rights. Zofeen Ebrahim reports

Cricket cheering uncovers faultlines between Kashmir and India

Cricket cheering uncovers faultlines between Kashmir and India

Improbable as it may seem, but 67 Kashmiri university students were briefly charged with sedition for cheering for Pakistan, and celebrating its win over India, during an Asia Cup cricket match in early March. Mahima Kaul reports

Pakistan: Historic conviction for journalist killers

Pakistan: Historic conviction for journalist killers

Guilty verdict a step forward in fight against impunity. Zofeen Ebrahim reports

Index Freedom of Expression Awards: Advocacy nominee Shahzad Ahmad

Index Freedom of Expression Awards: Advocacy nominee Shahzad Ahmad

Shahzad Ahmad is one of the leading voices in the fight against online censorship in Pakistan. The country faces a deteriorating state of cyber freedom, as the government uses draconian censorship laws and increasing surveillance to police the internet.

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