Stories about Pakistan from December, 2017
From Internet Blackouts to Violent Attacks, South Asia Saw New Threats to Free Expression Online in 2017
In 2017, South Asian countries faced growing challenges in the field of internet freedom, censorship, and freedom of expression.
Amidst the Advent Season, Church Blast Leaves Nine Dead and Several Injured in Quetta, Pakistan
On December 17, 2017, the Bethel Memorial Methodist Church, in Quetta, Pakistan was attacked, leaving nine dead and more than 50 injured.
Pakistan's Digital Rights Foundation Launches Online Safety Network for Journalists
Last week, Digital Rights Foundation, a not-for-profit working on digital rights in Pakistan, launched the “Network for Journalists for Digital Rights.” The network seeks to help journalists keep safe while working online by providing them with resources and training. The network is seeking news members in order to ensure that reporters across...
#FindRaza: Social Media Campaign Launched for the Safe Return of Pakistani Human Rights Activist
Human rights activist Raza Mehmood Khan, who was working to build peace between Pakistan and India, went missing after he was last spotted at an event in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
Art and Music Festival Brings Joy to Islamabad
After a month of tense street protests in Islamabad, an arts festival restores the spirits of its residents.