March 04, 2022
Amendment to Pakistan’s Cybercrime Law Sparks Outrage From Free Speech Defenders
By Waleed Tariq
Pakistan’s prime minister said the changes, which include harsher punishments and less rights for the accused, are necessary to fight “fake news.”
March 11, 2020
Pakistan’s Government and Military Are Crushing Dissent on Social Media
By Abdul Rehman
New social media regulations are just the latest tool used to criminalize dissenting online speech.
February 14, 2020
Pakistan’s Efforts to Silence Dissenters Amplifies Their Causes
By Daud Khattak
In the age of social media, labeling people traitors, infidels and foreign agents doesn’t necessarily inspire the self-censorship it once did.
May 25, 2018
The Plight of Pakistan's Journalists
By Muhammad Akbar Notezai
The free press is being suffocated in Pakistan.
February 25, 2017
Pakistan's Assault on Digital Rights
By Matthew Marcus
Last year's Cyber Crimes Bill could be used as a tool to silence free speech in the digital space.