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Senior journalist Irfan Raza ‘kidnapped, released’ in Islamabad

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The Islamabad Police on Thursday formed a committee under DIG Operations to investigate the alleged kidnapping and release of senior journalist Irfan Raza. The police said in a statement said the committee immediately started the investigation under SSP Investigation and other senior officials. It said that the committee would investigate the incident from all angles, […]

States must take action to protect female journalists, says International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)

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International Center for Journalists ICFJ on Wednesday published a paper, The Chilling: A global study of online violence against women journalists which urges states to take action to protect female journalists. The paper was published with the support of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The paper addresses the increasing number of […]

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) reaffirms commitment to plan of action on safety of journalists

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Islamabad : Speakers demanded the implementation of ‘Protection of Journalists and Media Workers Act 2021’ at a seminar organised by UNESCO under its Multi-Donor Program on Freedom of Expression and Safety of Journalists to mark the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists (IDEI). The event was held in collaboration with the Delegation […]

Right to Information (RTI) Commission holds awareness sessions

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MANSEHRA: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Right to Information Commission has held sessions in Kohistan region to create the people’s awareness of their rights and fight honour killings, said assistant registrar at the commission’s Hazara division chapter Hammad Ahmad Jan on Thursday. Mr Jan told reporters here that the commission had engaged the Comsats University’s women students […]

Government hints at bringing regulations to ‘control’ social media

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Federal Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah on Wednesday hinted at introducing regulations to control social media, saying “there were some things in social media that should be controlled as people’s privacy was being harmed through it”. He said in a statement that the government would consult journalists and other stakeholders regarding the laws of FIA related […]