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Daily Archives: January 1, 2022

The sword of contempt

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Journalists have one primary duty – to inform the public. For a journalist, the story – after due editorial diligence – is everything. Which is why penalising a journalist for doing literally what his/her job requires of them can only be seen as an unfortunate and direct violation of the freedom of the press. The […]

Rana Shamim, journalists prima facie committed contempt of court: Islamabad High Court

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ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) Chief Justice Athar Minallah observed on Friday that apparently former Gilgit-Baltistan chief judge Rana Shamim and journalists committed criminal contempt, as the affidavit reported by the newspaper was not part of any court proceedings. “The court is satisfied that the acts of the alleged contemnors, prima facie, constitute committing criminal […]

Violation of Right to Information Act: Layyah deputy commissioner issued show-cause

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LAHORE: The Punjab Information Commission has issued show-cause notice to Layyah deputy commissioner and directed him to submit explanation on January 10, 2022 for not implementing the Right to Information (RTI) Act 2013 and violating the Commission orders. Chief Commissioner Mahboob Qadir Shah remarked while hearing the Nadeem Anjum Vs. Deputy Commissioner case that eight […]

Housing scheme for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa journalists approved: Saif

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PESHAWAR: Special Assistant to Chief Minister Barrister Muhammad Ali Khan Saif said on Friday the KP government cabinet had recently approved a housing scheme for the journalists in Peshawar. “Under the directives of the chief minister, the Department of Information and Public Relations had taken steps for the welfare of journalists in the province,” he […]

Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors concerned over framing of charges against journalists

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The Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) Thursday expressed profound concern over the framing of charges against journalists in ex-GB chief judge Rana Shamim contempt case. In a statement, CPNE President Kazam Khan, Secretary General Amir Mehmood and other office-bearers said journalists convey facts to the people with unquestionable honesty and integrity and the court’s […]

The killers of slain journalist Shan Dahar are still at large

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At the beginning of 2014, on January 1st Zakir Ali – also known as Shan Dahar –Bureau Chief of Abb Takk Television channel in Larkana district of Sindh was shot by armed men and taken to a local hospital where he remained unattended until he succumbed to his injuries. It has been seven years since the […]

م‍قتول صحافی شان ڈاہر کے قاتل اب تک مفرور ہیں

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2014کے آغاز پر یکم جنوری کو سندھ کے ضلع لاڑکانہ میں اب تک ٹیلی ویژن چینل کے بیورو چیف, ذاکر علی – جو شان ڈاہر کے نام سے بھی معروف ہیں   -انہیں مسلح افراد نے گولی مار دی۔ انہیں مقامی اسپتال لے جایا گیا جہاں انہیں نظر انداز کیا گیا یہاں تک کہ وہ اپنے زخموں کی تاب نہ […]