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Monthly Archives: May 2019

Murder of Journalists: Blood money lets culprits go scot-free

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Blood money is considered a stumbling block in the way of bringing to justice the culprits of slain journalists in Sindh southern province of Pakistan. The murder of Amir Bux Brohi and Shahid Hussain Soomro were wound up after out of court settlements were agreed upon blood money between the families of deceased journalists and […]

World Press Freedom Day and Pakistan

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Three days ahead of the World Press Freedom Day, 2109, a reporter has been as killed in Dera Ismail Khan’s Parowa area. Malik Amanullah Khan, who had been the chairman of the Parowa Press Club, was a target in a drive-by shooting near Landa Sharif Adda on Multan-Dera Road. He died at the scene of […]

SC questions govt’s commitment in controlling pollution

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed concern over the federal and provincial governments’ efforts in the environmental pollution case, asking whether the government is “sleeping” as judicial orders are not being acted upon, Express News reported. The top court’s three-member bench headed by Justice Umar Ata Bandial heard the case. The Supreme Court expressed concern over the […]

Journalist Shahzeb Jillani’s pre-arrest bail confirmed by district court

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A district court in Karachi on Tuesday confirmed the interim pre-arrest bail of journalist Shahzeb Jillani in a case pertaining to alleged cyber terrorism, hate speech and defamatory remarks about state institutions. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) had booked Jillani in a case registered under Sections 500 (defamation), 109 (abetment) and 34 (common intention) of […]

CM Buzdar orders release of media houses’ dues

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LAHORE-Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Tuesday directed the officials to pay dues of the media houses at the earliest. Presiding over a meeting of the media committee at his office, Buzdar laid stress on effective contacts between the government and the media. He said that funds would be released on priority for payment […]

Journalist killed in DI Khan

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DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Unidentified assailants shot dead a local reporter in what appears to be an incident of targeted killing in Parowa area of the district on Tuesday. Police identified the victim as Malik Amanullah Khan, a local reporter and chairman of Parowa Press Club. Mr Khan was on his motorcycle at around 9am when […]