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KARACHI: A protest organised by Islami Jamiat Talaba’s Karachi chapter on Friday turned violent when a clash took place between protesters and police. Security forces resorted to aerial firing, tear gas and water cannons to push back the charged mob. Three party workers, who were affected by tear gas, have been transferred to the nearest […]

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Media’s role in war against terrorism

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In wars, the first casualty is always said to be the truth. And the consequence of this has always been found to be horrendous for the people who get caught in the cross-fire. The Middle East is still paying a heavy price in life and property for the 2002 ‘discovery’ of the non-existent weapons of […]

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Pakistani Police Detain Militant in VOA Journalist’s Killing

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Police in northwestern Pakistan say they have detained a key militant commander who is accused in the 2012 killing of a reporter for Voice of America’s Deewa Radio. Deputy Inspector General of the Mardan region, Mohammad Saeed Wazir, told VOA Deewa Radio that police arrested Pakistani Taliban commander Irfan Khurasani and two of his associates […]

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Pemra issues 15-day notice to cable operators: minister

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Monday said that the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) had issued notices to cable operators to ensure smooth and unchanged transmission of TV channels within 15 days in line with the Supreme Court’s order. If the cable operators did not follow the rules, […]

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Attack on journalist: PPP submits resolution in NA

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) on Saturday submitted a resolution in the National Assembly Secretariat regarding a terrorist attack on TV anchor Raza Rumi. Shazia Mari, Dr Nafisa Shah, Ghulam Mustafa Shah, Imran Laghari and Dr Azra Fzal submitted the resolution. According to the resolution, “this House vociferously condemns the terrorist attack on senior Pakistani […]

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Thrashed : PFUJ, RIUJ condemn attack on journalist

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The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has strongly condemned the thrashing and torturing of a Mirpur-based journalist, allegedly done by workers of a political party. Mehmood Mirza, the editor of an Urdu daily, was allegedly attacked and dragged out of his office in Mirpur by workers of a political party after they stormed the […]

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PPF protests over attack on Honduran journalist, supports call of IAPA

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), an independent non-governmental institution committed to promoting and defending freedom of expression concerned over the recent attack on Honduran journalist, Nery Adalberto Recarte on November 11, 2013 and supports call for implementation of protective measures Quoting the information from Inter American Press Association (IAPA), PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in […]

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Lakki journalists condemn killing of colleague

LAKKI MARWAT: Local journalists held a protest demonstration on Sunday to condemn the killing of their colleague Ayyub Khattak in Karak and attacking another journalist Sardar Shafiq in Abbotabad. Led by Hafiz Minhajud Din, Patron-in-Chief Lakki Marwat Press Club the protesters started a march from main lorry adda and converged at Kargil Chowk. They carried […]

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