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Politicians condemns filing of case against ‘SAR-E-AAM’ team

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LAHORE/KARACHI: Prominent politicians of Pakistan registered their protest over filing of case against ARY News investigative journalism program SAR-E-AAM, ARY News reported. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Imran Ismail said that Minister of Railways Khwaja Saad Rafique should resign from his post after the incident. Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rasheed was of the view […]

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Channel’s CEO, anchorperson told to justify airing of ‘defamatory’ show

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court asked Salman Iqbal, the chief executive officer of ARY television network, and its anchor person Mubasher Lucman on Monday to justify airing a defamatory and scandalous talk show against the judiciary. Both are facing contempt charges for allegedly vilifying a judge of the apex court. A three-judge Supreme Court bench headed […]

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Muzzling journalism: FIR against news network

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THE chief minister of Balochistan has apologised, Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry has sought an explanation and scores have protested. Yet, the fact remains that the FIR was filed on the basis of reasoning that bodes ill for not just media freedoms but also citizens’ right to information. The burning down of the Ziarat Residency was […]

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