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Another petition filed against ‘Joyland’

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After the release of Saim Sadiq directorial debut Joyland, another petition has been filed against the movie for promoting homosexuality. The petitioner Samira Mohammadi filed a case against Pakistan’s this year’s Oscar nomination. Her application stated that The film Joyland is made to promote homosexuality which Islam prohibits. It also said that Article 19-A of […]

News fixing with international media an uphill task for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) journalists

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Local news fixers and freelance journalists are finding it difficult to work with the international journalists in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Many local new fixers have faced to threats, violence and intimidation while working with international journalists since 2008. Sohail Khan, a freelancer from Swat, told TNN that Taliban detained him while he was fixing with […]

Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) thanks Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) for taking Suo Moto notice of Arshad Sharif’s killing

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) president Afzal Butt has thanked Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Umar Ata Bandial for taking suo moto notice of senior journalist Arshad Sharif’s killing. While talking on ARY News’ programme Bakhabar Sawera, the PFUJ president said the killing of Arshad Sharif in Kenya is in fact murder […]

Safety of journalists

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Partial delivery on promises is nothing to be proud of especially when it comes to the safety of journalists in Pakistan. The Institute for Research, Development and Advocacy (Irada), in its ten-year review of the ‘UN plan of action on safety of journalists and the issue of impunity in Pakistan (2012-2022)’, reveals that Pakistan has […]

Prime Minister (PM) invites foreign cos, experts to tap potential in Information Technology (IT) sector

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday said Pakistan had enormous untapped potential in the Information Technology (IT) sector and invited foreign IT companies and experts to fully explore the indigenous talented youth bulge of the country. The prime minister was addressing the inauguration ceremony of the 21st Asia Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA) Awards […]

Arshad Sharif’s murder not a case of mistaken identity: probe team

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ISLAMABAD: Kenyan police’s claims of portraying the murder of Arshad Sharif as a case of “mistaken identity” was also full of contradictions and the statements given by the GSU police officials contradict themselves, said the fact-finding team’s report. Additional Attorney General Amir Rehman, in pursuant of a five-judge bench order, filed a 595-page report of […]

Police form Special Joint Investigation Team in Arshad Sharif murder case

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ISLAMABAD: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Dr Akbar Nasir Khan on Wednesday constituted a Special Joint Investigation Team to probe the case registered at Ramna police station regarding the murder of journalist Arshad Sharif who was killed in Kenya. According to a notification issued here, on the request made by the Senior Superintendent of […]