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Attack on journalists condemned

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LAHORE: Ignoring instructions of their leadership, activists of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf misbehaved with the team of a media house during coverage of PTI’s shutter-down call for the provincial metropolis. They tossed bottles and gravel on known anchorperson Sana Mirza, Sohail Warraich and reporters Jawad Malik, Ameen Hafeez and Ahmed Fraz of GeoNews besides using slingshots […]

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Office of Geo television network stormed again in Islamabad

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Activists of two political parties once again attacked the offices of Geo television network on the night of September 7, 2014. Nobody was injured in the attack. According to press reports, protesters belonging to Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) vandalised the premises of Geo TV, as well as Daily “The News” and […]

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COMMENT: Pakistani journalists, security agencies and the state — Musa Khan Jalalzai

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According to international media, more than 48 journalists have been killed in Pakistan by various terror groups and state agencies in the last few years Pakistani and international print and electronic media have been publishing heartbreaking reports on the harassment of journalists by Pakistan state security agencies and militant groups since 9/11. The Taliban, sectarian […]

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Tehreek-e-Minhajul Quran workers ‘harass’ media persons

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ISLAMABAD: Tehreek-e-Minhajul Quran (TMQ) chief’s indefinite sit-in against the current government entered the fourth day today with a large crowd still sitting at Jinnah Avenue, while some participants reportedly misbehaved with women media persons. Reportedly, the crowd count was around 20,000 when Dr Tahirul Qadri began his speech. The protest site wore a populated look. […]

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