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Speakers ask govt to protect journalists, media houses

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KARACHI: The Jamhoor meeting held at the Karachi Press Club strongly condemned the recent attack on Geo TV in Islamabad and demanded of the government to protect journalists and media houses. Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists Secretary General Khursheed Abbasi, while presiding over the meeting, said all the political parties should ask their workers not […]

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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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Deadlines, headlines & red lines

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ABRAR Tanoli. Ayub Khattak. Shan Dahar. Bakhtaj Ali. Razik Baloch. Almost no-one knows who these persons are, not even a very big chunk of Pakistan’s 18,000-strong community of working journalists. They were all working journalists who were killed in targeted attacks in the last 12 months. Three other media workers — Waqas Aziz, Khalid Khan […]

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Sindh CM directs IGP to provide security to media houses

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KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has directed the Inspector General of Sindh Police to provide foolproof security to all offices of media houses in Karachi to ensure that the employees, equipments, vehicles and other assets of these media organisations remained safe and secure. The CM directed this while talking to managers of […]

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CPJ slams attacks on two media groups in Karachi

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NEW YORK: The Committee to Protect Journalists, an independent watchdog body, condemned Monday’s attacks on two media houses in Karachi – Nawa-i-Waqt media group and Aaj TV – and called on the authorities concerned to bring the perpetrators to justice. “We condemn these latest attacks in Karachi and call on the government to ensure safety […]

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