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Pakistan’s complicated media freedom threats

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In March 2014, Pakistani columnist Raza Rumi was injured in a gun attack that killed his driver. Weeks later, Hamid Mir, star journalist of Geo TV, Pakistan’s biggest TV station, was shot six times. Luckily, both survived, and managed to avoid becoming part of a bleak statistic. Since 1992, 30 journalists have been murdered in […]

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C’wealth media body concerned over attacks on Jang, Geo Writes to PM Nawaz

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LONDON: Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA) President Rita Payne has written a letter to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif expressing concern on targeting the Geo TV and Jang Group. According to a press release, Payne said during the past few weeks, many incidents of attacks on the media in Pakistan have surfaced. Attack on Geo TV anchor […]

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‘Right to report news under threat’

Karachi: The Commonwealth Journalists Association expressed solidarity with the journalists around the globe in connection with the World Press Freedom Day. In a statement issued here, it said: “The CJA stands united with our colleagues around the globe who work around the clock to bring us the news, despite threats of imprisonment, violence and even […]

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