South Asia Press organizes a talk to discuss Pakistan government’s move to introduce changes to Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act 2016 (PECA) by adding ‘Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Online Content (Procedure, Oversight and Safeguards) Rules 2020’. With these changes, will the government now have legal cover to issue blanket bans on digital content?
Tens of thousands of people across Pakistan are protesting against the french magazine Charlie Hebdo, for reprinting cartoons that mock the Prophet Mohammad. South Asia Press reports:
Is Pakistan a friend of Kashmir? Here is why it is not and how it continues to worsen the conflict it initiated in 1947 by invading the valley:
Before coming to power, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan promised he will resign if he cannot stop the country’s agencies from abducting Pakistani citizens, but since Khan’s assent to power, he has given Pakistan military a free hand to control freedom of expression while eroding human rights. We report:
Pakistan is doing too little to counter terrorist groups on its soil, particularly those taking aim at India and operating in Afghanistan, as per the annual terrorism report by the US State Department. South Asia Press brings you its latest report on this issue: