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Lawyers observe strike, express solidarity with journalists

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FAISALABAD: The District Bar Association on Monday observed complete strike to express solidarity with journalists and cameramen of different TV channels, who were attacked and injured by policemen in Islamabad. The lawyers boycotted the court proceedings to register their protest. They also condemned the ransacking of Geo News office in Islamabad. Meanwhile, DBA president Chaudhry […]

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Islamabad bar pleads SC to become party in case

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ISLAMABAD: To present its stance with reference to anti-judiciary campaign of ARY channel, District Bar Association (DBA) Islamabad has filed a petition in the Supreme Court (SC) for being a party in Case no. 48/2014 regarding Independent Media Corporation Pvt Ltd (Jang, Geo Group). Advocate Syed Nayyab Hassan Gardezi has filed this miscellaneous petition in […]

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Petition seeks action against ARY News

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ISLAMABAD: A petition filed in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday seeks action against ARY News for allegedly airing malicious content targeting members of the superior judiciary. The petition, filed by the District Bar Association (DBA) of Islamabad, is expected to be taken up by Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui on Friday. The petitioner names […]

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Blasphemy case against lawyers

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JHANG: The Kotwali police have registered a First Information Report (FIR) under Section 295/A of the Pakistan Penal Code (blasphemy law) against eight nominated and 60 unknown members of the District Bar Association here on Monday. A couple of days ago, on the orders of the Kotwali district police officer, the police had registered a […]

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