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Why is free expression being criminalized, asks Justice Isa

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The Supreme Court has raised several questions regarding the interpretation of Section 20 of the Prevention of Electronic Crimes (Amended) Ordinance (PECA) that criminalized defamation. Headed by Justice Qazi Faez Isa, a two-judge bench, while granting leave to appeal against the March 9 LHC rejection of a plea seeking to quash the FIR lodged by […]

Freedom of speech to nourish democracy

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The expressions of Voltaire “I disapprove of what you say, but I’ll defend to the death your right to say it” signifies the importance of the principle of freedom of speech. In this quest, thinkers like John Locke and JS Mill have also voiced for freedom of speech being as essential component of individual liberty. […]

Journalist’s disappearance

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THAT journalist Nafees Naeem’s abduction was a brief one does not dilute the gravity of the crime committed against him. The senior assignment editor of Aaj TV channel was reportedly picked up on Monday afternoon near his Karachi residence by men in plainclothes travelling in a Vigo, a pattern repeated in so many cases of […]