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Daily Archives: May 31, 2022

CPNE elects office-bearers for year 2022-23

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KARACHI: The Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) on Saturday elected its office-bearers for the year 2022-23. Daily Times Lahore Group Editor Kazim Khan was elected as the president, Daily Express Lahore Group Editor Ayaz Khan as the senior vice president, Monthly Kiran Digest Karachi Chief Editor Aamer Mahmood as secretary-general, and Pakistan Today Editor […]


Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) joins 34 rights groups demand independent investigation into the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) has joined a coalition of 34 press freedom and human rights groups calling for an immediate and independent investigation into the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh on May 11. Read the full statement below. We, the undersigned organisations, call for an immediate, thorough, and independent investigation into the killing […]


Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) dissolves Journalists’ Defence Committee after decline in cases

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The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) on Friday dissolved its Journalists’ Defence Committee after the cases against media workers declined. “Journalists Defence Committee constituted by the Pakistan Bar Council vide intimation/letters dated 29-09-2020 and 09-10-2020, is hereby dissolved by the vice-chairman, Pakistan Bar Council with immediate effect,” said a notification issued by the PBC. Usman Warraich, […]


Islamabad High Court (IHC) Seeks Suggestion from Journalists’ Bodies

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ISLAMABAD, (APP – Urdu Point / Pakistan Point News – 30th May, 2022): The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday sought suggestions from journalists’ bodies to chalk out a policy to deal with cases against journalists. Chief Justice Athar Minallah heard the case regarding the cases against journalists Sami Ibrahim, Moeed Pirzada and Arshad Sharif. […]


IHC seeks affidavit from Mir Shakil in controversial advertisement case

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday instructed Chief Editor ‘The News’ Mir Shakil ur Rehman to submit an affidavit along with relevant documents in a case pertaining publishing of advertisement about a judge. Mir Shakil ur Rehman and Editor Aamir Ghauri appeared before the court of IHC’s Justice Aamer Farooq. The court asked […]


Pakistan Television (PTV) anchorperson removed from job for visiting Israel

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Television (PTV) anchor Ahmed Quraishi has been sacked from the state television channel after backlash over his recent visit to Israel as part of an interfaith peace delegation. The delegation also met with the Israeli president during their visit. Federal Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb Monday confirmed that the television anchor had been laid […]