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Blasphemy sentence against TV channel will have chilling effect

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The prison sentence for blasphemy handed down by a court in Pakistan against four people, including the owner of a major private TV channel and one of its star actresses, will have a chilling effect on freedom of expression and the media, Amnesty International said. The organization also noted serious concerns about the fairness of […]

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HR body condemns arbitrary killings by drones in Pakistan

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GENEVA: The Geneva based Human Rights Council on Monday condemned the arbitrary killings by use of armed drones in Pakistan and referred to the right to life as the most fundamental of all human rights. The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHRC) held a panel discussion on drones, which was called on Pakistan’s […]

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