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Daily Archives: May 25, 2023

RTI Act termed powerful tool to fight corruption

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Peshawar      –    Right to Information Act (RTI) is a powerful tool to fight against corruption and an effective means to promote democratic ideology. It makes the government system accountable to the public. These observations were made by Syed Saadat Jahan, Assistant Director of Communication, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Commission (KPIC) while speaking in a seminar held […]

Journalist Sami Abraham ‘picked up’, family claims

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KARACHI: Senior journalist Sami Abraham was reportedly taken away by unidentified men in Islamabad on Wednesday, according to family sources, who claimed that there was no information about his whereabouts. Sources said Mr Abraham was arrested by police, but a statement issued by capital police said they would cooperate with the journalist’s family and leave […]

Anchorperson Sami Ibrahim goes ‘missing’ from federal capital

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ISLAMABAD: Senior journalist and TV anchorperson Sami Ibrahim has gone missing from the federal capital, it emerged on Thursday. According to a statement issued by the Islamabad police, efforts are being made for search and recovery of Ibrahim but it would be premature to draw any conclusion yet. The statement added that the police would […]

Decision to Take Legal Action Against Inflammatory Social Media Posts

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GILGIT, (APP – Urdu Point / Pakistan Point News – 25th May, 2023): Secretary Home Gilgit Baltistan Rana Muhammad Saleem Afzal convened a meeting in Gilgit to devise a strategy against inflammatory social media posts. The meeting was attended by senior officials from law enforcement agencies, representatives from the Information Department, FIA Cybercrime Wing, Pakistan […]

Pakistan: New ‘Contempt’ law threatens press freedom

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Pakistan’s parliament has approved its Contempt of Parliament Bill 2023 which aims to strengthen parliamentary oversight powers, despite issues raised by media and legal stakeholders regarding the bill’s potential to limit freedom of expression. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate, the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), express concern about the bill’s […]