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Arrest of Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman: Jang-Geo Group workers continue protest

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ISLAMABAD: The workers of Geo, Jang and The News on the call of the Joint Action Committee of the media workers continued their countrywide protest on Friday against the arrest of Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman. In Islamabad, the protest of Jang, Geo and The News workers was also participated by journalists from other media groups, political […]


Trade, labour union leaders demand release of Mir Shakil

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ISLAMABAD: The trade and labour unions of the country have demanded the release of Editor-in-Chief of Geo and Jang Group Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman while announcing their solidarity with the workers of the largest media group of the country. The leaders of the labour and trade unions of from all over Pakistan visited the office of Geo […]


Prof Sajid Mir slams govt for victimising MSR

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LAHORE: Markazi Jamiat Ahle Hadith (MJAH) president Senator Prof Sajid Mir has termed the arrest of Jang/Geo Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman an attempt to usurp media freedom by the PTI government despite its chairman in the past termed party’s success and popularity to Geo TV. In his video statement Friday, Senator Sajid Mir said Prime Minister […]


Court told Altaf didn’t like Geo’s editorial stance on his politics

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LONDON: The Old Bailey has heard from the lawyer of Muttahida Qaumi Movement founder and leader Altaf Hussain that the MQM supremo didn’t like the editorial stance of Geo News when he ordered his workers in August 2016 to attack several media houses in Karachi. Altaf’s lawyer Joel Bennathan told the court on Friday that […]


Pemra issues coronavirus advisory to media houses

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Friday issued an advice to the television channels and FM radio stations to exercise caution with regard to their staff members vis-a-vis the coronavirus. The authority, through a communication, said the situation necessitated that each and every enterprise should adopt best practices as advised by the health […]


As plot case crumbles, new efforts afoot to frame Jang-Geo editor-in-chief

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ISLAMABAD: After failing to implicate Editor-in-Chief of Geo/Jang Group Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman in a 34-year old land case, now efforts are afoot to fabricate new cases but the search ends at those which have already been concluded after allegations found unfounded. A source privy to development said that different government departments have been asked to share […]


CJA calls for release of Mir Shakil

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The Commonwealth Journalist Association (CJA) calls on the Government of Pakistan to release the Jang Group Editor-in-Chief, Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, who has been in detention since 12 March. Business Recorder