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Daily Archives: October 23, 2021

Bloggers and human rights defenders training on safety, digital security and psychosocial support

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) organized three-day training workshop on safety, digital security and psychosocial support for bloggers and human rights defenders under the project Civil Society for Independent Media and Expression (CIME) in collaboration with European Union which is taking place at a private hotel in Islamabad from Friday to Sunday, 22-24 October 2021. The […]

After 7 years, Shahid Masood says ‘35 punctures’ charge was fake news

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LONDON: Anchorperson and columnist Dr Shahid Masood has apologised to former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman and journalist Najam Sethi for falsely accusing him of rigging 2013 elections through “35 punctures”. In the middle of 2014, Dr Shahid published allegations that Najam Sethi was involved in the rigging of 2013 elections and applied “inserted 35 […]

Banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan Back On Roads: Internet Service Suspended In Parts of Lahore

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Lahore police have been placed on high alert after the proscribed Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) once again began a massive sit-in on Multan Road on Tuesday. Mobile internet has been suspended in Samanabad, Iqbal Town and other areas around the sit-in location in light of the protests. The notification to this effect was issued by the […]

Islamabad police torture 24News TV channel’s team

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Islamabad police have attacked a team of 24NewsHD TV channel covering TLP protest in the federal capital. The 24News TV channel team was covering the protest at Faizabad Interchange on Friday when the police party, led by Inspector Mazhar Siyal, attacked it. The policemen tortured the cameraman Nafees Arayen and also snatched his mobile phone. […]

The Pakistan Bar Council puts its weight behind journalist, condemns government

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) condemned the attacks and abuses against female journalist Asma Shirazi. In a statement issued by PBC acting secretary, vice-chairman of the Council Khush Dil Khan highly condemned the vociferous attacks and abuses hurled by the government and its functionaries as well as members of the ruling party at Asma […]

Bill to restrain fake news sent to cabinet for approval: Fawad

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Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry on Friday said that a proposed law to curb fake news in Pakistan has been sent to the cabinet for approval. The minister said that Pakistan could not move forward unless there were political reforms. “Reforms concerning judiciary and media are also necessary,” Fawad stated. Last week, […]

Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority directs TV channels not to air indecent scenes in dramas

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Friday directed local television channels to stop airing indecent in dramas, as it was receiving several complaints against such content. Pemra, in a notification, said a “considerable stratum of the society” believes that dramas are not depicting the “true picture” of the Pakistani society. “Hugs/caress scenes/extramarital […]