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Raza Rumi leaves Pakistan ‘for a few months’ after being attacked

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Islamabad: Senior Pakistani analyst and writer Raza Rumi, who was shot at allegedly by sectarian extremist group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ), has left the country “for a few months”. Rumi, a vocal critic of the Taliban and religious extremists groups, was shot at in Lahore on March 28 in which his driver was killed and a guard […]

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Attacks on journalists: ‘Despots’unnerved by independent media, says Jabbar Khattak

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KARACHI: Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors Society (CPNE) Secretary General, Dr Jabbar Khattak on Wednesday said certain ‘despotic’ elements did not like the presence of an independent media in the country and were targeting media persons because they spread awareness among the masses. Addressing editors from Sindh at the CPNE Secretariat, he said the threat […]

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‘Attack on Raza Rumi outrageous’

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LAHORE: The South Asian Free Media Association (SAFMA) and the South Asia Media Commission (SAMC) have slammed as outrageous an attack on anchor and columnist Raza Rumi in which his driver was killed and his guard injured. “We note with indignation that this is the fifth attack on the media group. The impunity perpetrators for […]

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Protest against attack on journalist

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ISLAMABAD: Lambasting the deadly attack on the anchorperson, Raza Rumi, in Lahore, the Rawalpindi-Islamabad Union of Journalists (RIUJ) and the National Press Club (NPC) criticised the Punjab government for their flawed security arrangements. The joint protest, held by the RIUJ and the NPC, demanded the Punjab government to constitute a special team to probe the […]

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