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PCOMS urges government for serious action in cases of two missing journalists

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Karachi, 28 Jan 2015: Pakistan Coalition on Media Safety, PCOMS expressed concern over the complete silence in the cases of two missing journalists from Sindh. Hakim Abro, a journalist from Ghotki was abducted on April 22nd, incidentally while he was travelling with a police constable. Despite the passage of over 3 months since his abduction, […]

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‘Dacoits’ threaten to kill abducted Ghotki journalist

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KARACHI: “Stop the sit-in in front of the SSP office. Otherwise we will kill the journalist.” This was the last message from the dacoits allegedly holding journalist Hakim Abro captive to the journalists of Ghotki district, who have set up a camp for the release of their colleague. For the last three months, journalists and […]

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Journalists protest kidnapping of Sindh colleagues

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PESHAWAR: The journalist community on Tuesday staged a protest against the kidnapping of two colleagues in Sukkar in the Sindh province and demanded the government to secure their safe release. A group of journalists from Sukkar have started a train march from Sukkar to Peshawar against the abduction of Hakim Ali Abru and Shahid Ali […]

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Unequal responses

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The aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo Paris attack reignited the debate around freedom of expression. Numerous conversations ensued on the horror of the attack, the condemnations it elicited, the debate on the motives of the attackers and the justifications offered and repulsed. However, while no degree of coverage provided to such atrocities can suffice when […]

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Girl gang-raped during abduction

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Israr Ahmad A case in this regard was registered with PS Airport on March 26, 2013. The area magistrate of Civil Lines Circle Qaiser Hussain Marl recorded the statement of the victim girl namely Safia Bibi, daughter of Muhammad Maqbool, a poor taxi driver and residing in Dhoke Munshi, under section 164. In her statement, […]

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Human Rights Commission of Pakistan demands swift recovery of abducted NGO workers

LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has condemned Thursday’s abduction of four volunteers working with an NGO in Karachi, and urged the government to act swiftly to secure their release. In a statement issued on Friday, the commission said, “The HRCP strongly condemns the abduction from Maripur, Karachi, of four NGO workers and […]

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