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Lyari’s story is richer than its conflicts

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Karachi: Lyari is often spoken and written about as synonymous with violence, conflict, and gang-wars. It has also been in the news for its recent shift in political favour towards Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and also right-wing parties such as the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan and Jamaat-e-Islami, as opposed to the previously-favoured Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP). Sometimes you […]

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Pakistan Press Foundation condemns arrests of journalists in China

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), an independent non-governmental institution committed to promoting and defending freedom of expression is concerned over the arrest and harassment of editor of an independent news website, Huang Qi and three citizen-journalists, who were the contributors to the site, in China. Quoting the information from Reporters Without Borders (RSF), PPF Secretary General […]

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Mind your Media: ‘Citizen journalists should tap into what media overlooks’

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KARACHI: News media often overlooks topics that the public feels need coverage – sometimes it turns a blind eye and sometimes it is sheer laziness. This is where social bloggers and citizen journalists come in. They don’t only hold the insight to share personal stories but also the power to mobilise the media, government and […]

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