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Attacks on journalists condemned

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RAWALPINDI. In a joint meeting held here at Rawalpindi Press Club on Saturday, the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), Rawalpindi-Islamabad Union of Journalists(RIUJ), National Press Club (NPC), Court, Crime & City Reporters Association (CCCRA) showed grave concern over the ever-increasing attacks on journalists. The meeting was largely attended by members of journalist community including […]

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Rights issue: Civil society demands facilities for disabled

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QUETTA: Organisers of Civil Society of Balochistan have demanded better facilities for disabled people in Balochistan. December 3 is observed as International Day of Persons with Disabilities and it will mark the occasion as a starting point to lobby for the rights of disabled people in Balochistan, an organiser of the society, Sami Zarkoon said. […]

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Raising concerns: ‘RTI bill is similar version of old Sindh Freedom of Information law’

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KARACHI: The Coalition on Transparency and Access to Information (C-TAI) criticised the information ministry’s draft for the Right to Information (RTI) bill, claiming that it is a similar version of the old Sindh Freedom of Information (FOI) Law of 2006 and the RTI Act of 2013 of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P). Shehri – Citizens For a Better […]

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#Dunyaunderattack, three injured as office gets bombed

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FAISALABAD (Dunya News) – Dunya News came under a grenade attack Friday from unknown assailants of banned organization as its Bureau office in Faisalabad was bombed, injuring three of its employees. The attack shattered windows, while cars and motorcycles parked outside were significantly damaged by the explosion. Threatening pamphlets were also dropped at the crime […]

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PFUJ denounces journalist Zaman’s killing

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Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) on Wednesday condemned the killing of another journalist Zaman Mehsaud, who was shot dead in Tank District on Wednesday. Zaman, who hailed from South Waziristan, was coming to Tank city from his hometown Gomel on his motorcycle when unidentified people opened fire at him. He was shifted to District […]

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Human Rights Commission of Pakistan demands swift recovery of abducted NGO workers

LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has condemned Thursday’s abduction of four volunteers working with an NGO in Karachi, and urged the government to act swiftly to secure their release. In a statement issued on Friday, the commission said, “The HRCP strongly condemns the abduction from Maripur, Karachi, of four NGO workers and […]

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