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Basharat directs convenience for media

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Provincial Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Environment Protection and Cooperatives Muhammad Basharat Raja has directed that the media should be provided with all possible facilities for the coverage of the long march. “Matters related to the media should be left to the organizers of the long march instead of the police and district administration”. While presiding […]


United Nation (UN) probe into Arshad’s killing demanded

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The family of slain journalist Arshad Sharif has called for an independent investigation overseen by the UN Human Rights Office into the murder of renowned journalist in Kenya. International media outlet CNN has spoken to the widow and mother of Pakistani journalist Arshad Sharif who was shot dead in Kenya on Oct. 24 in unclear […]


Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) summons Faisal Vawda, Murad Saeed in Arshad Sharif murder case

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ISLAMABAD: A fact finding committee set up by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to probe the murder of senior journalist and anchorperson Arshad Sharif has summoned two prominent members of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) including Faisal Vawda and Murad Saeed. The two politicians have been directed to appear before the committee on Monday, November 21. […]


PTI leaders summoned in journalist killing probe

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RAWALPINDI: Interior ministry’s fact-finding team formed to probe slain journalist Arshad Sharif’s murder has called Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders Murad Saeed and Faisal Vawda on Monday. The PTI leaders are asked to present evidence, if any, before the team at the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) headquarters. The team has asked for the leaders’ help because […]


Arshad Sharif killing: Two-member investigation team reaches Dubai

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RAWALPINDI: A two-member investigation team of Pakistani officials on Monday reached the United Arab Emirates to determine the facts surrounding the killing of senior journalist Arshad Sharif. Sources told The Express Tribune that the team will investigate Sharif’s arrival in Dubai and the time spent there. They said that the two-member team comprising Federal Investigation […]


No Option Left Except Holding A Sit-In: Naaru’s Mother

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ISLAMABAD:  Yet another lamenting mother joins ‘the group’. Rahat Mehmood, mother of missing journalist Mudassar Nauru, says she has no option but to hold a sit-in with the mothers of the other missing persons after state authorities told the Islamabad High Court on Monday that a cabinet panel investigating her son’s disappearance became dysfunctional following […]


CEO Media Professionals calls on Dr. Mirza Ikhtiar Baig

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Syed Afzaal Haider CEO Media Professionals visited Baig Tower to congratulate Dr. Mirza Ikhtiar Baig on his re-election on the board of Directors of World Federation of Consuls (FICAC) for the 5th consecutive term. Mr. Afzaal appreciated Dr. Baig’s contribution for the country as a diplomat, economist, businessperson and a role model for the youth […]


Arshad Sharif’s autopsy report handed over to wife

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The post-mortem report of slain senior journalist Arshad Sharif was handed over to the family on Monday, Express News reported. Taking to Twitter, the late journalist’s wife Javeria Siddique said that after receiving the report from the hospital she was now waiting for the Supreme Court to form a judicial commission to probe her husband’s […]


Arshad Sharif ‘not tortured’ before death, says Kenyan expert

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REFUTING news reports carried by the sections of Pakistani media in recent days claiming that journalist Arshad Sharif was tortured for two to three hours and then killed, a Kenyan newspaper cited an expert who analyzed post-mortem examination findings and discredited this account of Mr. Sharif’s death. “The reporting by sections of Pakistan media sought […]


PPF organizes workshop on ‘Monitoring and Reporting Attacks on Journalists’

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ISLAMABAD: PPF organized a workshop on Monitoring and Reporting Attacks on Journalists to reduce the rate of impunity for crimes against journalists in the capital territory, Islamabad. Implementation of the “Protection of Journalists and Media Professionals Act, 2021” and the formation of commission required under the Act was stressed during the two-day workshop organized by […]


Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) hands over post-mortem report to Arshad Sharif’s family, mentions torture

LONDON/NAIROBI: A post-mortem report, handed over to the family of journalist Arshad Sharif and to the Kenyan authorities, mentions that there were torture signs on journalist Arshad Sharif’s body at the time of post-mortem in Pakistan, it has been reliably learnt. It can be confirmed that Arshad Sharif’s post-mortem report has now been handed over […]


Share of Nazim Jokhio’s children in blood money deposited with court nazir

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karachi: A sessions court in Malir was informed on Saturday that the share of slain Nazim Jokhio’s children in Diyat (blood money) has been deposited by PPP lawmaker Jam Awais and five other accused with its nazir (court treasurer). Additional District and Sessions Judge Faraz Ahmed Chandio resumed the hearing of the murder case as […]


Ammad Yousaf , TV director to be indicted on 22nd

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ISLAMABAD: A local court of Islamabad on Saturday distributed the copies of challan among Shahbaz Gill and Ammad Yousaf — Director News of private TV channel — and decided to indict them on Nov 22 in a case related to inciting mutiny among the armed forces. Additional District and Sessions Judge (ADSJ) Tahir Abbas Sipra […]


Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) committee summons officials over leak of Arshad Sharif’s autopsy pictures

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ISLAMABAD: At least a dozen officials of the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) have been summoned by the inquiry committee formed to probe the leak of the autopsy pictures of slain journalist Arshad Sharif which were featured in a TV show on a private media outlet. The Pims management has also decided to approach […]