Pakistan Interior Ministry shuts down Pashto-language channel Radio Mashaal

Recent articles in Pakistan

Lahore, Pakistan, 16 April 2021. Supporters of the Islamist political party Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) block a street during a protest after their leader was detained following his calls for the expulsion of the French ambassador, ARIF ALI/AFP via Getty Images

Bytes For All condemns social media suspension across Pakistan

Social media sites were suspended to counter the protests from the members and allies of a religious group in Pakistan.

Christian devotees take part in a mass at a church in Lahore, Pakistan, 2 April 2021, ARIF ALI/AFP via Getty Images

Pakistan: Online hatred pushing minorities to the periphery

A new report by Bytes for All features detailed research of social media conversations spreading hate speech directed at faith-based minorities in Pakistan.

Members of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) take part in a demonstration on World Press Freedom Day, Islamabad, Pakistan, 3 May 2017, AAMIR QURESHI/AFP via Getty Images

Pakistan: PFUJ Secretary General receives death threat

Rana Muhammad Azeem, secretary general of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists, has received a death threat from a gangster after exposing a mafia network in a recent TV talk-show broadcast on “92 News Channel”.