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Jang Group/Geo workers’ protest before parliament today

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ISLAMABAD: In view of Geo’s closure for the last four months and the impending economic murder of over 5,000 employees of the Jang Group/Geo, journalists and workers associated with the Group will hold a protest demonstration in front of the Parliament House at 3:00 pm on Tuesday. Leaders of the workers’ unions of the Jang […]

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Journalist seeks judicial inquiry to probe son’s murder

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KARACHI: Abbas Jalbani, a Karachi-based journalist, has demanded the government to conduct judicial enquiry into his son Muhammad Rafiq Jalbani’s murder case. Addressing a press conference at the Karachi Press Club on Tuesday, the journalist informed media persons that his son’s murder case was being ‘mishandled’. “The police is not performing its job well, and […]

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Protection for street children sought

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PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government should launch initiatives for providing protection to street children who are among the most vulnerable part of population. This was stated by programme manger of the Society for Protection of Rights of the Child, Imran Takkar, during a certificate awarding ceremony for street children. According to a Sparc press release […]

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Journalists awarded for encouraging women and minorities

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LAHORE: Women and religious minorities hardly participate in Pakistani politics. This is why their participation in the electoral process was desperately desired, to accord more legitimacy to the elections. This was observed by speakers at an award ceremony here on Monday. Awards for the best performance were distributed at a ceremony “Journalists for Human Rights […]

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Civil Society Organizations hiding their identity for fear of militants in Balochistan

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A grave situation prevails in Balochistan where the civil society organizations have removed boards and name plates from their office buildings, their staff and officials do not carry ID cards or any other document while travelling for the fear of militants. According to them the NGO people are the main target of militants and other […]

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