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Daily Archives: September 10, 2020

Role of media crucial towards betterment of Karachi: Shallwani

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KARACHI: Administrator Karachi Iftikhar Ali Shallwani on Wednesday said that the role of media is crucial towards the betterment of Karachi. “I have to work in accordance with the responsibilities and mandate given to KMC in Sindh Local Government Act 2013. I have nothing to do with politics and will perform my duties as a […]

Pemra urged to bring 24NewsHD back on air

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KARACHI: Media workers from Pakistan’s 24NewsHD are facing the possibility of job-losses after the channel was suspended by The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) and ceased operation on August 31. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Pakistan affiliate the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalist (PFUJ) condemn the suspension order and urge the […]

Call for specific laws and policies to protect human rights defenders

Sindh Human Rights Defenders Network (SHRDN) leaders said on Wednesday Pakistan did not have specific laws, policies or practices that protect human rights defenders and laws were therefore used to restrict the rights of defenders and criminalise their activities. Speaking at a press conference at the Karachi Press Club, SHRDN coordinator Ali Palh expressed serious […]

Journalist pleads with SC to take fresh look at contempt powers

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ISLAMABAD: Journalist Matiullah Jan submitted before the Supreme Court on Wednesday that the tweet for which he was facing a contempt charge was only meant to convey his disappointment on an order that had allegedly been criticised by a large section of society. “If it is being construed as inappropriately worded and has caused any […]