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Daily Archives: April 17, 2019

HRCP annual report launched

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ISLAMABAD: Other than certain positive developments with regard to legislation and security situation, the overall state of human rights remained grim in the country in the year 2018, shows the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP)’s annual report ‘State of Human Rights in 2018’ launched on Monday. The report says that progress and observation of […]

Stakeholders discuss Sindh’s draft climate change policy

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KARACHI: Stakeholders at a consultative meeting held on Tuesday discussed in detail a draft of the province’s first climate change policy and shared a number of suggestions that could help prepare a more focused and integrated policy. The meeting, presided over by Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Coastal Development Nawabzada Mohammad Taimoor Talpur, was […]

RSF slams move to charge reporter with ‘cyber-terrorism’

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KARACHI: A global media watchdog, Reporters Without Borders (RSF), on Tuesday slammed attempts to “intimidate Pakistan’s journalists” and said a reporter critical of army and intelligence services was being prosecuted for “cyber-terrorism”. The global watchdog said Shahzeb Jillani, who worked for Dunya News and had also worked for BBCand Deutsche Welle in the past, was currently facing charges under a controversial electronic […]

PPF condemns attack on office of local media organization in Harare

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Emmerson Mnangagwa, President of Zimbabwe has expressed concern over the attack on office of 263 Chat, Harare based local media organization. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter, has condemned the attack on the reporter and office of 263 Chat and urged the authorities to […]