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‘Protection of journalists’ rights a distant dream’

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Karachi: “Considered one of the frontline defenders of human rights, protection of media personnel’s rights was, however, still a distant dream in Pakistan,” observed Solidarity Centre country programme manager Immad Ashraf on Wednesday. He was speaking at a day-long paralegal workshop titled ‘Communicating rights at work’, organised by IRADA – a not for profit organisation […]

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Book sheds light on role of journalist unions in different eras

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KARACHI: A free press may be biased or unbiased but a press which is not free can never be unbiased, said Dr Riaz Shaikh, the dean of faculty of social sciences at the Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (Szabist). He was addressing the launch of Dr Tauseef Ahmed Khan’s thesis-turned-book at […]

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Apnec welcomes PFUJ unification

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KARACHI: Apnec Chairman Shafiuddin Ashraf has welcomed the move to unify PFUJ factions and stressed the need for all factions of trade union bodies in the press industry to work together. “We not only pray for the success of the reunification committee but also offer our fullest support to get the PFUJ and Apnec factions […]

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Justice Raza Khan made chairman of 8th Wage Board Award: spokesperson

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ISLAMABAD: The government is committed to resolving all the issues faced by the media workers and their demands are addressed on priority basis, said a spokesperson of the Federal Government here on Thursday. He said there is considerable progress towards meeting the demands put forth by the representative bodies—Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) and […]

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Friday Youm-e-Dua for Hamid Mir

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ISLAMABAD: All Pakistan Newspaper Employees Confederation (Apnec), Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) and Council of Pakistan Press Clubs (CPPC) have announced to observe Youm-e-Dua across the country on Friday to pray for the recovery of renowned journalist and Geo News anchorperson Hamid Mir. In a joint statement, Apnec Chairman Shafiuddin Ashraf and Secretary Ikraam […]

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