Category Archives: PPF

PPF concerned over detention of Al Jazeera journalist in Egypt

Pakistan Press Freedom (PPF), in a letter to President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt, expressed concern over the arrest and detention of Al Jazeera journalists Mahmoud Hussein in Cairo on December 25. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali urged the government of Egypt to properly investigate the case and bring specific charges against the Al […]

Former police commander faces charges for assaulting journalist

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Ruhakana Rugunda, Prime Minister of Uganda welcomed the charges brought against the former police commander of Kampala District, Joram Mwesigye for assaulting a Wavah Broadcasting Services (WBS) TV journalist, Andrew Lwanga. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter urged the government of Uganda to serve […]

PPF is concerned over the blocking of two radio stations in Congo

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister Democratic Republic of the Congo to express concerned over the blocking of Radio France Internationale (a French station) and Radio Okapi (a station operated by the United Nations mission in Congo. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter urged the […]

PPF is concerned over the killing and harassment of media personnel in South Sudan

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Salva Kiir Mayardit, President of South Sudan expressed concern over the killings and constant harassment of journalists in South Sudan. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter urged the government of South Sudan to end the high rate of impunity and book the perpetrators. Aslam […]

PPF is concerned over the assault of Madiinah for covering a court case in Uganda

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Ruhakana Rugunda, Prime Minister of Uganda expressed concern over the assault of a female journalist Madiinah Ssebyala in Uganda. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter urged the government of Uganda to take action against Kassaga for assaulting and intimidating a female journalist who was […]