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Why did Imran find fault with ex-CJ after nine months, asks Khursheed

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah Monday said PTI chief Imran Khan was once a favorite of Geo and former Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry but he was talking against them these days. “If Imran thinks the former chief justice was involved in rigging then why he did […]

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Nov 3 emergency Lawyers, media men observe black day

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Lawyers across Pakistan observed November 3 as a black day against the imposition of emergency, promulgation of PCO and sacking of Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry by former president Pervez Musharraf in 2007. Media persons also carried out protests against the November 03, 2007 action of Pervez Musharraf outside the Karachi Press Club. The legal […]

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Pakistan: Case registered against journalists

Pakistan Press Foundation

On the orders of Supreme Court of Pakistan, police registered a case on August 26, 2013 under the Anti-Terrorist Act of 1997 of the constitution against Salman Iqbal, the chief executive of leading television channel ARY News, Owais Tohid, Executive Director, Shahid Hameed Rind, Quetta bureau chief and Sabir Shakir, Islamabad bureau chief of the […]

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Pakistan: Court seeks to impose restrictions on live TV coverage, Journalists oppose curbs on media

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The Supreme Court of Pakistan on August 23, 2013 directed The government to submit a comprehensive report of making the procedure of controlling the live transmissions of television channels. Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry had taken suo moto notice of the case regarding Islamabad firing incident of August 15 where a person opened […]

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CJ asks Pemra to issue notices to TV channels

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QUETTA: The chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry expressed resentment over the irresponsible coverage of the private TV channels and directed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to take action against the management of these channels. The chief justice issued these direction during the hearing into the suo moto case regarding deteriorating law and order […]

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