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Protecting Minorities

Pakistan Press Foundation

One way to judge the character of a people is by observing its majority’s behaviour towards minorities. A country which fails to safeguard the basic rights of its religious minorities cannot claim to be civilised. In Pakistan, attacks on members of the minority communities and their places of worship occur frequently, and go unpunished just […]

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Judiciary-media relations at low ebb

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: As confrontation between bench and bar is intensifying on different matters, romance between superior courts and media is reaching a low ebb after the Supreme Court’s July 24 decision to change the presidential election’s schedule. Since the start of the lawyers’ movement, relations between superior courts and the media, particularly one big media group, […]

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CJ praises Geo’s Kamran Khan

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry,on Wednesday praised the efforts of the anchorperson of Geo News programme ‘Aaj Kamran Kay Sath’ during the hearing of the suo moto case on the Abbas Town incident in Karachi.The CJ, while lauding Kamran Khan, said that startling information about the blast given in the programme […]

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Safma and SAMC condemn killing of journalists

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: South Asian Free Media Association, South Asia Media Commission and Media Commission-Pakistan have jointly condemned the killings of two journalists in a week. The joint statement was released by Safma Secretary General Imtiaz Alam, SAMC Secretary General M Ziauddin, and Media Commission-Pakistan’s president Arif Nizami and General Secretary Babar Ayaz. The joint statement said […]

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‘Rawal Lake water fit for human consumption’

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday disposed of a suo moto case pertaining to contamination of Rawal Lake water after the concerned authorities confirmed that the lake water is fit for human consumption and there was no contamination. A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, heard suo moto […]

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