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Daily Archives: May 18, 2023

Ghotki journalist detained for 30 days under MPO

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KARACHI: The Sindh government has detained a local journalist, of district Ghotki, Nasrullah Gadani, under the MPO for 30 days allegedly for provoking people to violence and passing slanderous remarks against the state agencies during recent political turmoil. Nasrullah Gadani is associated with the daily Awami Awaz and also happens to be the vice president […]

Verdict reserved on maintainability of Imran’s plea to air speeches on TV

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The Lahore High Court has reserved its decision on the maintainability of a plea to order the broadcast of speeches of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on TV channels. The PTI chairman filed an application with the Lahore High Court against the order to ban the broadcast of his speeches and statements on electronic […]

Information Commissions — facilitators or roadblocks?

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Article 19A, access to information and empowered citizens are hugely overused and under-implemented expressions in Pakistan. Numerous Information Commissions, set up to facilitate ordinary citizens in gaining access to information, are frequently failing to see the forest for the trees, and remain insistent on running modern data and knowledge-based organisations by the 18th century colonial […]