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JI for probing BBC report

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LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami chief Senator Sirajul Haq has said that PPP and MQM are jointly responsible for the problems of entire Sindh province including Karachi. Addressing a press conference at Mansoora on Monday, he demanded thorough investigation of the allegations leveled against the MQM. The matter should not be winded up as had been done in […]

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Geo hosts first electoral debate

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KARACHI: The Geo News arranged a special debate of the candidates in the NA-246 by-election on April 20. Shahzeb Khanzada and Suhail Warraich were hosts on the occasion. Starting the programme Suhail Warraich said it is a tradition that electoral debates are held prior to elections in all democratic countries. Following the general rules in […]

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Trained war correspondents

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Pakistan has been at war now for almost 35 years at a stretch. It all began with the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan around 1979-80. A call went around the so-called Islamic world for recruits for jihad against the infidel Soviets. Our religio-political parties, led by the Jamaat-e-Islami and the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam, not only answered this […]

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Pro-Geo demonstration enters 56th day

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LAHORE: The Jamaat-e-Islami , civil society, lawyers and people from all walks of life continued to protest against the Geo television network’s shutdown at a protest camp in front of the Geo office building on Sunday. The Geo TV network has been closed for 56 days. Pledging their wholehearted support and expressing solidarity with the […]

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JI proposes bill for journalists protection

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ISLAMABAD: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) members has submitted draft of ‘Protection of Journalists Bill 2014’ with the National Assembly Secretariat on Thursday. The draft of the bill bearing signatures of JI MNAs Sahibzada Tariqullah, Sahibzada Muhammad Yaqoob, Sher Akbar and Ayesha Syed is aimed at providing protection to lives of journalists in field, workplaces and at their […]

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No question of banning Geo, Jang: Liaquat Baloch

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OKARA: The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) general secretary Liaquat Baloch on Tuesday said the party believed in independent journalism and there was no question of banning Geo and Jang. Talking to District Union of Journalists office bearers, Liaquat Baloch said there must be silence on Hamid Mir’s case till the completion of the Judicial Commission’s investigation. He […]

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Hamid Mir attack to echo in NA today

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ISLAMABAD: The issue of the assassination attempt on senior journalist and Geo TV anchorperson Hamid Mir would echo strongly in the National Assembly (NA) session starting Monday afternoon (today) at 4pm. Members from the opposition and treasury benches are expected to raise the issue through points of order and adjournment motions. Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) members including […]

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Media should break silence over Egypt: JI

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KARACHI: Jamaat-e-Islami chief Munawar Hasan has termed the loss of Egypt a loss of entire Muslim World, demanding restoration of Morsi government without any discussions. Addressing a protest rally of JI Women Wing at MA Jinnah Road near Numaish Chowrangi against the army crackdown in Egypt here on Tuesday, he said the western world should […]

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‘Pillion riding ban, violation of human rights’

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KARACHI: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Karachi Chief Muhammad Hussain Mehanti has termed the pillion riding ban, an unjustified act and violation of human rights. He expressed these views while meeting with different delegations at Idara-e-Noor Haq here on Monday. During the meeting, JI Karachi Chief demanded the judiciary to issue order regarding the cancellation of notification in […]

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