E-Bulletin For October 2015

October 2015

Oct 01: Newsweek Pakistan says hackers disrupt its website. http://in.mobile.reuters.com/article/idINKCN0RV4KK20151001?irpc=932

Oct 07. The Supreme Court upholds death sentence of Mumtaz Qadri, who had killed Daily Times publisher Salman Taseer on January 4, 2011. http://www.dawn.com/news/1211506/sc-maintains-mumtaz-qadris-death-penalty-says-he-is-a-terrorist

Oct 7: Rights groups, including FN, condemn government for ignoring experts’ inputs in cybercrimes bill. http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=08_10_2015_152_004

Oct 10: Tribal journalist Rahat Shinwari is taken away by paramilitary Frontier Corps from his home in Landikotal town in Khyber tribal district bordering Peshawar and Afghanistan.

Oct 11: Tribal journalist Rahat Shinwari is released by paramilitary Frontier Corps in Landikotal town in Khyber tribal district bordering Peshawar and Afghanistan after his arrest for undeclared reasons.

Oct 12: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Legislative Assembly amends Journalists Endowment Fund to raise cost of healthcare cover for journalists in the province

Oct 19: AJK government shuts down ‘unauthorized’ TV channels in the region implementing the National Action Plan against terrorism in Pakistan. http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=18_10_2015_003_006

Oct 27: Federal Investigation Agency arrests political activist Qazi Jalal for his tweets against judges in Peshawar.

Oct 30: A court in Peshawar sends political activist Qazi Jalal to prison in Peshawar on judicial remand after he tweeted an ‘anti-judiciary’ tweet accusing the judge of the Peshawar High Court of committing ‘corruption.’


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