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Jang Group boycott by PTI chief a bid to fool nation: PPP leader

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LAHORE: Hyder Zaman Qureshi — senior vice-president of PPP south Punjab — said the press conference by PTI chief Imran Khan in which he announced a complete boycott of Geo News and Jang Group after one year of the general elections was another gimmick to fool the nation. In a statement issued on Saturday, Qureshi […]

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You can gun me down, dump my body but can’t silence me

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ISLAMABAD: Geo News senior anchor Hamid Mir said that the elements giving him threats could not intimidate him as they could gun him down and throw his body on a road but such threats could not deter him from calling a spade a spade. He rebutted a claim of Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan […]

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Threats were from state, non-state actors: Hamid Mir

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KARACHI: Geo News senior anchor Hamid Mir has said that he stands for national sovereignty, supremacy of rule of law, democracy and freedom of expression, and his voice could not be silenced. Hamir Mir issued his first official statement on Thursday after regaining consciousness. In his statement, Hamid Mir thanked the Pakistani people and said […]

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Army men used to criticise ISI but faced no treason charges

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ISLAMABAD: Though many media men and journalists are out to prove that Hamid Mir, Geo and Jang Group are traitors merely because Hamid Mir had alleged before the attack on him that he will be attacked by the ISI chief and some other ISI individuals, there are countless examples where regular army officials, even a […]

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Amir Mir’s allegation should be probed, says Khursheed

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LAHORE: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah Sunday said attempt on the life of Geo TV’s senior anchor Hamid Mir was highly regrettable and the nature of allegations leveled by the injured journalist’s brother Amir Mir, demanded that the government and the army should jointly investigate the incident. Talking to […]

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Hamid, what’s his crime except speaking for the deprived, persecuted masses

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ISLAMABAD: What’s the crime this lovely anchorperson, Hamid Mir, committed that hit the heartless attackers so hard that they pumped six bullets into his body, creating a worldwide furore. He has been relentlessly speaking against the missing persons especially Balochs. He has the credit of hosting more programmes on this issue than all the talk […]

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Sindh to pass resolution against attack on Hamid Mir

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Karachi: Sindh Minister for Information and Archives Sharjeel Memon has said the Sindh Assembly would bring a resolution on Monday to condemn the murderous attack on senior journalist and TV anchor Hamid Mir. Talking to The News on Sunday, he said that a written request had been sent to the federal government to provide relevant […]

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Pakistan Coalition on Media Safety Condemns Attack on Hamid Mir

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Pakistan Coalition on Media Safety (PCOMS) has condemned in strongest terms the attack on Hamid Mir, founding member of PCOMS and anchor of Geo News’s Capitol Talk, one of Pakistan’s most popular television talk show. Hamid Mir had arrived in Karachi from his home in Islamabad and was on way to Geo office when he […]

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Geo News draws criticism from PML-N, PTI

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KARACHI: A day after Geo News unveiled what appears to be one of the largest election transmissions in the history of broadcasting in Pakistan, it drew criticism from the two parties who are predicted to steal the show in the polls being held across the country today. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) issued a press […]

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