Category : Pakistan

#IndexAwards2018: Digital Rights Foundation protects women from cyber-harassment

alt informationDigital Rights Foundation based in Pakistan works on a cyber-harassment helpline that supports more than a thousand women.

В ловушке

alt informationИностранные корреспонденты часто полагаются на "посредников", которые помогают собирать информацию о пострадавших от войны странах.

El filo de la noticia

alt informationA menudo los corresponsales en el extranjero tienen que ayudarse de guías (fixers en inglés), para informar desde países asolados por la guerra. Sin embargo, como revela Caroline Lees, estos pueden terminar en el punto de mira por espionaje si sus nombres se hacen conocidos en la zona.

المشي على خيط رفيع

عتمد الكثير من المراسلين الأجانب على "أدلّاء" صحفيين (Fixers) لمساعدتهم على تغطية مناطق الصراع. ولكن، كما تكشف كارولين ليس، يتعرّض هؤلاء الأشخاص في أحيان كثيرة للاستهداف كـ"جواسيس" عندما تكشف أسمائهم الحقيقية محليا

Petition challenges Pakistan’s censorship in court

alt informationNine Pakistani citizens have filed a constitutional petition in Pakistan to challenge censorship and recent arrests of journalists and activists

Bolo Bhi: Still much work to be done to oppose Pakistan’s Cyber Crimes Bill

alt informationBolo Bhi has been opposed to PECA from the beginning because of its potential human rights violations and threats to the right to privacy and freedom of expression

Leading Nepal editor speaks out about independent media facing censorship in South Asia

alt informationAfter 29 years of circulation, Himal Southasian, which claims to be the only analytical and regional news magazine for South Asia, will cease to publish as of November 2016.

Pakistan passes Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill: “The youth of this country is losing hope”

alt informationPakistan’s National Assembly passed a controversial Prevention of Electronics Crimes Bill on Thursday 11 August. The bill will permit the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority to manage, remove or block content on the internet.

Bolo Bhi: Pakistan’s cyber crimes bill needs major changes

alt informationThe cyber crimes bill passed by Pakistan’s lower legislative chamber is unacceptable and needs major changes, Bolo Bhi told Index on Censorship.

Qadri’s legacy: Islamabad under siege

alt informationOn 27 March, thousands gathered in Islamabad's twin city Rawalpindi to commemorate the Chehlum of Mumtaz Qadri, marking 40 days since his death.

#IndexAwards2016: Hamid Mir has been targeted for taking on unchallenged power

Since becoming a journalist almost 30 years ago, Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir has had to choose between his life and his career

#IndexAwards2016: Bolo Bhi campaigns against attempts to censor the internet in Pakistan

alt informationBolo Bhi, which means “speak up” in Urdu, is a non-profit run by a powerful all-female team, fighting for internet access, digital security and privacy in Pakistan and around the world