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Letter: IPI urges Pakistan to amend its draft FOI Ordinance 2000

Purvaiz Musharraf General/Chief Executive Prime Minister`s Secretariat Constitution Avenue Islamabad Pakistan 26 September 2000 Your Excellency, Re: Pakistan Freedom of Information Ordinance 2000 The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors and media executives, has been provided with a copy of the proposed Pakistan Freedom of Information Ordinance 2000 (FOI Ordinance). After a […]

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Letter: Pakistan editor arrested and detained by intelligence security forces

His Excellency Mohammad Rafiq Nawaz Sharif Prime Minister Islamabad Pakistan Vienna, 14 May 1999 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors and media executives, strongly condemns the arrest of Najam Sethi, editor of the independent, English-language weekly Friday Times, on May 8, by the Pakistani military Inter-Services Intelligence agency. We […]

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Letter: Correspondent of Iranian news agency abducted and killed in Pakistan

Mullah Mohammad Omar c/o Mr. Abdul Hakim Mujahid Ambassador Embassy of the Islamic Emirate of Afganistan Islamabad Pakistan Vienna, 11 September 1998 The International Press Institute (IPI) strongly condemns the reported killing of Mahmoud Saremi, a correspondent for the official Iranian news agency, IRNA, who was abducted by the Taleban militia forces on 8 August. […]

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Letter: Iranian journalist kidnapped in Pakistan

H. E. Sartaj Aziz Foreign Minister Ministry of Foreign Affaires Islamabad Islamic Republic of Pakistan Vienna, 17 August 1998 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors and media executives, condemns the kidnapping of Mahmoud Saremi, a correspondent for the official Iranian news agency (IRNA), by Taleban militia forces. Members of […]

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