Repeal Digital Security Act, end people’s suffering

The cases were filed against journalists, teachers, NGO and rights activists, politicians, students, government and non-government officials, businessmen, lawyers and religious leaders. Illinois University’s distinguished professor and CGS’ advisor Ali Riaz led the research.

The remarks made by the speakers at a webinar on the occasion of unveiling the report were worrying. A speaker said he had to think twice before writing any article due to the law. He said, “I don’t use Facebook and don’t reply to most of the e-mails. Even I have to think before writing any book so now I write travelogues.” A society where people fear to speak cannot be deemed a democratic one. Unfortunately, the extent of protest against the law was not that much. This law has created a culture of fear.

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