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Journalists visit ‘Election City’

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LAHORE: The journalists on Thursday visited the Election City established by the Election Commission where they were briefed about the election results, received. The journalists were briefed by Head of Political Finance Wing Masood Sherwani and DGIT Khizr Aziz. DGIT Khizr Aziz said that the results of ROs would be received here in Election City, […]


Mustafa strongly condemns suspension of internet service

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ISLAMABAD   –   Independent candidate Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar, contesting from National Assembly Constituencies NA 47 and 48, has voiced strong opposition to the decision to suspend mobile phone services across the country, labeling it as the onset of electoral fraud. In his statement regarding the mobile phone service suspension, Khokhar expressed concern over the disconnection of […]


Revisiting the Murder of Pakistani Journalist Arshad Sharif

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On October 23, 2022, Pakistani journalist Arshad Sharif was killed in Kajiado, Kenya, when local police shot at the car Sharif was travelling in after the vehicle failed to stop at a police roadblock. In the weeks after the killing, Pakistani investigators began to describe the case as a “planned assassination” orchestrated by Pakistan’s military in […]


PEMRA issues show cause notices to 4 TV news channels

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) on Thursday issues show cause notices to four electronic media news channels for violation of the election code of conduct. Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) had complained that Geo News, ARY News, GNN and Dawn News had violated ECP code of conduct and PEMRA law by conducting exclusive […]


Election day: internet shutdown ‘reckless attack’ on people’s rights, says Amnesty International

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Human rights watchdog Amnesty International on Thursday said the decision of Pakistan authorities to suspend telecommunications and mobile internet services on election day was a “blunt attack” on the rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly. The human rights group called on the authorities to adopt a “rights-respecting approach” and urgently lift all “blanket restrictions” on […]


Al Jazeera team barred from entering polling station

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Police officials deployed at a polling station in Lahore barred an Al Jazeera team from entering citing orders from “top management” to not allow any media teams inside the premises. Amid widespread concerns over rigging and manipulation, the Election Commission of Pakistan has issued special passes for observers and journalists granting them permission to “visit […]


ECP permits journalists inside polling stations

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ISLAMABAD, Feb 8 (APP):The Election Commission of Pakistan has granted access journalists to enter the polling stations during Election Day (Thursday). While talking to PTV, Spokesperson ECP said that the journalists having accreditation cards were permitted to go inside the polling station for coverage. Observers and journalists were allowed to cover the electoral process to […]