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Journalist’s arrest

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THE arrest of a journalist in Quetta on Sunday illustrates the extent to which the legislation on electronic crimes can be used to stifle dissent. Zafarullah Achakzai, a reporter for a Quetta-based daily, was taken into custody by security personnel in plainclothes, a questionable modus operandi in itself, and charges were filed against him by […]


Senior journalist and Pakistan movement activist Sharif Farooq passes away

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Sharif Farooq, a senior journalist and an activist of the Pakistan movement, died in Peshawar on Saturday morning after a protracted illness, according to Radio Pakistan. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif, State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb and Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Iqbal Zafar Jhagra expressed deep grief and sorrow over […]