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Foreign media hails Pakistan’s decision on capital punishment

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s decision to lift the moratorium on capital punishment and try the terror suspects in military courts reflects the government’s strong resolve to defeat terrorism and is “an extraordinary move under extraordinary circumstances”, foreign media said on Monday. The international media in its editorials and articles is highlighting the setting up of military courts […]

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Media and massacre

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I would like to first pay tribute to Mike Deane, a journalist killed while covering the Cairo massacre. A shocking number of people, mostly supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood, have been killed and injured since the Morsi government was dismissed by the Egyptian army. Thanks to our colleagues in the west, courageous journalists all, we […]

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Media reports on commission misleading, says Javed Iqbal

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ISLAMABAD: Justice (R) Javed Iqbal, head of the Abbottabad Commission which probed the US raid on May 2, 2011 in which Osama bin Laden was killed, has refuted foreign media reports on the commission report. Talking to a private TV channel, Javed Iqbal said the news circulating in foreign media regarding the Abbottabad Commission report […]

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Karachi killings: why is foreign media not interested?

By: Imtiaz Ali Karachi: The foreign media has least interest in covering Karachi killings partly because they were a routine matter, said Declan Walsh, the New York Times correspondent in Pakistan. He was speaking at a session titled “Pakistan through Foreign Eyes” on the third day of the 4th Karachi Literature Festival on Sunday. “Violence […]

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Media watchdog says 141 journalists killed in 2012

GENEVA: Last year was one of the deadliest on record for journalists, with 141 killed in 29 different countries and Syria the most dangerous place on earth for reporters, a media watchdog said Thursday. The Swiss-based Press Emblem Campaign (PEC), which fights for the protection of journalists, said the figure was up by 31 per […]

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