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Defaming, blaming Jang-Geo Group Imran’s tactics

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ISLAMABAD: After the media faced the worst attacks at the hands of PTI workers on Monday, the party chief Imran Khan, instead of apologising, in an unfortunate move indirectly instigated his workers to continue attacking Geo and Jang Group journalists and also provided them with the incorrect excuse that Geo’s reporting was biased. As it […]

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PTI workers attack Geo female reporters

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KARACHI: Activists of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) once again targeted the employees of Jang and Geo Group, including a senior person and two female reporters of Geo News during the party’s protest coverage here on Friday. The staff of Geo News, including senior anchor and female reporters of the organisation, was busy in covering the […]

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Palejo condemns attack on Geo offices

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KARACHI: Condemning attack on Geo offices, chief of the Awami Tehreek Ayaz Palejo has demanded of the authorities to arrest the culprits. He said that harassment of journalists and attack on media houses was a brazen violation of articles 9 and 19 of the Constitution. He termed attack on Geo, an attack on freedom of […]

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IHC issues notices in Geo case

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ISLAMABAD: Justice Noorul Haq N Qureshi of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) here Monday issued notices to the Station House Officer (SHO) Kohsar Police Station, seeking his reply to an appeal against the dismissal of two petitions by a justice of peace for registration of FIRs against Geo television for alleging ISI involvement in the […]

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Countrywide protests against Geo closure, attacks

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ISLAMABAD: Countrywide rallies were held to protest against the four-month closure of Geo and press the government to restore the channel on its original numbers forthwith. Rallies held in different cities including Islamabad, Peshawar, Lahore, Kasur, Multan, Sukkur and Hyderabad were organized by journalists and newspaper workers organisations. Besides a large number of journalists and […]

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Second attack on Geo News HQ as Pakistan rallies target media

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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) condemn the attack at the Islamabad office of Pakistan’s leading TV channel Geo News on Sunday, September 7. It is the second time that the Geo News TV building has been attacked in a fortnight by demonstrators of the Pakistan […]

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Office of Geo television network stormed again in Islamabad

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Activists of two political parties once again attacked the offices of Geo television network on the night of September 7, 2014. Nobody was injured in the attack. According to press reports, protesters belonging to Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) vandalised the premises of Geo TV, as well as Daily “The News” and […]

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Threats and attacks against press amid political crisis in Pakistan

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The ongoing political crisis in Pakistan turned deadly over the weekend with three protesters dead and at least 500 wounded in the capital, Islamabad. As is often the case, the press was not spared from violence, with dozens of journalists covering the rally injured by police or protesters, according to news reports and the Pakistan […]

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Geo offices come under PTI, PAT activists’ attack

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ISLAMABAD: Angry supporters of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) attacked the Geo, The News and Jang offices in Islamabad. The working staff of Geo, The News and Jang faced the worst kind of fear and panic as PTI and PAT supporters continuously pelted stones at the Jang Building located on Fazl-e-Haq […]

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Imran slams attack on Geo TV staffers

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ISLAMABAD: After remaining silent for many days about an attack on Jang Group and Geo News reporters by PTI workers, PTI Chief Imran Khan finally condemned the act of his supporters and asked them to refrain from attacking the Geo reporters.“It is heard that Geo reporter were beaten. This is very bad act and I […]

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Lawyers, bar association condemn attack on Geo, Jang

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KARACHI: Renowned lawyers and office bearers of different bar associations in Sindh, while expressing solidarity with the freedom of the press and the Jang Group, have termed the act of cable operators to shut down the Geo TV or putting it on last numbers ‘illegal and unethical’. Prominent lawyer, constitutional expert and former judge of […]

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