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US-based Pak journalists voice support for Balochistan colleagues

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NEW YORK: A large gathering of US-based Pakistani journalists and political and civil society leaders have expressed solidarity and support for the beleaguered Pressmen in Balochistan, where 40 of them have been killed over the past seven years, and called for bringing the culprits to justice. Speakers at the meeting urged the government to launch […]

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Widespread support for Geo against ban in Sindh

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KARACHI: Almost all the nationalist parties and the civil society of Sindh, while showing solidarity with Geo, has condemned the action of Pemra to ban Geo and impose a fine. Some constitutional experts have also termed the decision as a vicious act against the freedom of the press. Chairman Sindh United Party Syed Jalal Mehmood […]

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Call to provide security to minorities

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PESHAWAR: Representa-tives of a civil society organisation have demanded of the government to take effective steps for ensuring protection of lives and properties of non-Muslims in Pakistan. Speaking at a news conference at Peshawar Press Club on Friday, South Asian Partnership, Pakistan Regional Programme coordinator Fida Hussain said the country’s constitution guaranteed equal rights to […]

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‘Citizen journalism a tool to strengthen democracy’

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LAHORE: A training workshop was arranged by Individual land Pakistan in partnership with Freidrich Norman Foundation (FnF) on “Citizen Journalism” and “social media” in Lahore on Tuesday. Citizen Journalism is a growing phenomenon globally and with time, has surfaced not only as a vital source of non-selective information for citizens but as an important tool […]

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