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Pakistan’s Long History of Throttling Press Freedom

Pakistan’s Long History of Throttling Press Freedom

By Asfandiyar
The power game between the military and political parties in the country has always taken a toll on the media space – to the country’s detriment.

Pakistan’s Social Media Is Overflowing With Hate Speech Against Ahmadis

Pakistan’s Social Media Is Overflowing With Hate Speech Against Ahmadis

By Tehreem Azeem
The minority community has always faced persecution in the real world. Online, it’s become even more common.
Internet and Social Media Blackouts Are Hurting Businesses in Pakistan

Internet and Social Media Blackouts Are Hurting Businesses in Pakistan

By Shahid Afzal Khan
The internet offers Pakistan a path for sustainable economic growth. Government “security” policies must not get in its way.

US Diplomacy in Pakistan: The Case of the Missing Mangoes

US Diplomacy in Pakistan: The Case of the Missing Mangoes

By Adam Weinstein and Adnan Rasool
U.S. diplomacy needs to leave the conference room and engage with local populations – something European and Chinese diplomats have already mastered.

Pakistan’s Government and Military Are Crushing Dissent on Social Media

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.

Can Social Media Help Heal the Wounds of Partition?

Can Social Media Help Heal the Wounds of Partition?

By Iftikhar Alam
72 years after partition, migrants are using social media to reconnect with their ancestral homes.

Pakistan’s Undeclared Censorship

Pakistan’s Undeclared Censorship

By Tehreem Azeem
Pakistan's media environment is under increasing control -- but some journalists are fighting back.
Pakistan’s Twitter Crackdown

Pakistan’s Twitter Crackdown

By Tehreem Azeem
Why is Twitter sending notices to journalists and human rights activists in Pakistan?

The Hard Limits of Pakistan's Media Freedom

The Hard Limits of Pakistan's Media Freedom

By Daud Khattak
Self-censorship out of fear might explain a near media blackout on reporting widespread Pashtun protests.

The Sorry State of Pakistan's Digital Diplomacy

The Sorry State of Pakistan's Digital Diplomacy

By Zushan Hashmi
Despite a growing online population, Pakistan's politicians have little use for the internet.

Pakistan Silences Its Critics

Pakistan Silences Its Critics

By Umer Ali
Criticizing the military, in print or social media, is increasingly dangerous in Pakistan.
Pakistan's Assault on Digital Rights

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.

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