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Daily Archives: September 21, 2020

APC condemns censorship, gags on media

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ISLAMABAD: The main opposition leaders – Nawaz Sharif, Asif Ali Zardari, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari as well as the opposition parties’ APC declaration Sunday condemned curbs on the media. Reading out the allparties conference (APC) declaration, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman said the meeting condemned unprecedented gags on the media and censorship. He also […]

PM allowed broadcast of Nawaz Sharif’s speech

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan permitted the news channels across Pakistan to broadcast the PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif’s speech at the All Parties Conference (APC), sources informed Geo News on Sunday, shortly after the commencement of the event in Islamabad. As per details from the sources, the premier had rejected the suggestion from his aides […]

The enlightenment of Waris Mir: Part – I

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With increasing onslaught against the freedom of expression in Pakistan, it is imperative that we remember those who held the torch of sanity under the most horrifying periods in Pakistan’s history, especially under the military dictatorships of General Ziaul Haq and the self-appointed Field Marshal General Ayub Khan. In some of my previous columns such […]

Journalist injured in militant attack in South Waziristan

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WANA: A local journalist was attacked by former militant commanders in Ladha Tehsil in South Waziristan tribal district on Sunday, sources said. They said that journalist Tanveeruddin Burki was present in Saam Market in Ladha Tehsil when former Taliban commanders, Kaleemullah Mahsud and Azizullah Mahsud attacked him with an iron rod. The journalist fell on […]