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Armed men attack editor of Pakistani daily

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New York: Pakistani authorities should conduct an efficient investigation into an attack on an editor of a local daily and ensure the assailants are held to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Zafar Aheer, an editor of the Urdu-language Daily Jang, was returning home from work on Sunday when six armed men on […]

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Minister, PFUJ, CPNE condemn attack on Aheer

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid, on Monday called senior journalist Zafar Aaheer on telephone and inquired after him. While talking to the senior journalist, the minister condemned the assault on him in Multan.He said that the government believed in freedom of expression and would take every possible step […]

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Journalist of Jang group Assaulted in Punjab

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Zafar Aheer, Resident Editor of “Daily Jang” was attacked by unknown armed men while returning home from work on May 31, 2014 in the city of Multan of Punjab province. He was shifted to the hospital and is in stable. Aheer told Pakistan Press Foundation that he was going home from work when six masked […]

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Journalist bodies out in rage; traders, lawyers condemn Aheer attack

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LAHORE: People from all walks of life including journalist bodies leaders and trader and lawyer representatives have strongly condemned the attack on Daily Jang Multan Resident Editor Zafar Aaheer and demanded immediate arrest of the assailants. Protest against suspension of Geo TV Network transmission continued on Monday as people from different walks of life vehemently […]

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Democracy can’t be ‘chopped up like vegetables’: Saad

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LAHORE: Senior journalists and political leaders here on Sunday condemned the attack on Jang Multan Resident Editor Zafar Aaheer by masked men and the burning of Jang vehicles across the country. Speaking at a seminar, organised at the Lahore Press Club on Sunday, they expressed solidarity with Geo/Jang Group and Hamid Mir and called upon […]

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