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Army asked to lift ban on Geo TV

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KOHAT: Pakistan Rah-e-Haq (PRH) chairman Maulana Ibrahim Qasmi has asked the Pakistan Army to lift the ban on Geo TV and Jang Group and disperse the sit-ins staged by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT). He was speaking at the party’s convention here on Saturday. Maulana Obaidullah, Maulana Hameed, Maulana Haider Wakeel […]

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There’s greatness in forgiving: Pervaiz Rashid

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ISAMABAD: The Federal Minister for Information, Senator Pervaiz Rashid, on Thursday said shutting down a TV channel was no solution if it had made a mistake. “We want to see the media getting stronger,” the minister said while speaking at a seminar held under the aegis of Free and Fair Election Network (Fafen) here.The minister […]

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Protests against unlawful ban on Geo TV go on

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LAHORE: Protests against an unlawful ban on the Geo TV network across the country and an attack on senior anchorperson Hamid Mir continued here on Wednesday on the Davis Road outside the Jang/Geo offices in which a large number of people from various segments of life including lawyers, journalists, leaders of labrour unions and workers […]

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Lawyers, religious groups, academia protest against Geo

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LAHORE: The legal fraternity, religious groups, academia and various sections of society continued their protest on Saturday against airing of controversial content on Geo channel. Lawyers in Faisalabad, Multan and Chakwal observed a strike on Saturday, Punjab Bar Council (PBC) announced boycott of courts on Monday, while Punjab University Academic Staff Association (PUASA) condemned the […]

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Working class expresses solidarity with Jang, Geo, Hamid Mir

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LAHORE: All Pakistan Trade Union Federation (APTUF) has condemned attempts being made to ban Geo TV and derogatory comments about senior anchorperson Hamid Mir in Pakistani media in a meeting Tuesday. APTUF members at the meeting said Mir is the spokesperson of truth in the country. It has condemned Mir’s character assassination, saying it is […]

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Britain’s largest media union deplores attack on Hamid Mir, Geo

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LONDON: The National Union of Journalists in the UK and Ireland (NUJ), Britain’s largest media union, has deplored attack on famous Geo TV anchor Hamid Mir and condemned the application to Pemra seeking ban on Geo TV for allegedly maligning national institutions. Michelle Stanistreet, NUJ’s General Secretary, called on Pakistani authorities to provide safety to […]

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