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Restrained media coverage contributes to sense of calm

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ISLAMABAD: In an almost unprecedented development, the electronic media on Monday gave limited coverage to the news of Mumtaz Qadri’s execution and its aftermath. Despite being bitterly criticised for their penchant for sensationalism, private TV channels’ coverage of the reaction to the execution was surprisingly low-key. As the day began, most news channels began to […]

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Amnesty expresses concern over executions in Pakistan

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NEW YORK: Human rights are fast becoming a casualty in the drive to wipe out fanatical groups like the militant Islamic State group and Boko Haram, the head of Amnesty International warned as the watchdog released its annual report on the state of human rights around the world. “What is unique to 2015 is that […]

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