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Protest against Geo TV closure continues

Pakistan Press Foundation

PESHAWAR: The journalist community continued the protest against the closure of the Geo TV channel on the 13th consecutive day on Thursday. The journalists and people from other walks of life visited the camp to express solidarity with the Jang Media Group. The participants chanted slogans in favour of Geo and the Jang Media Group […]

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Protest against closure of Geo TV continues

Pakistan Press Foundation

PESHAWAR: The protest camp set up against the closure of the Geo TV channel continued on the 12th consecutive day Wednesday. Journalists and people from other walks of life visited the camp to express solidarity with the Jang Media Group. The participants chanted slogans in favour of Geo and the Jang Group and condemned the […]

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Protest camp against Geo closure enters 11th day

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PESHAWAR: The protest camp set up against the suspension of Geo Television entered 11th consecutive day on Tuesday which was attended by political leaders and civil society members apart from journalists in large number. The participants of the camp urged the government to lift the ban on the favourite channel and curbs on the largest […]

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Protest camp against Geo TV closure enters 6th day

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PESHAWAR: The journalists and media organisations employees continued the protest against the closure of Geo TV channel on the sixth consecutive day on Thursday by sitting in a camp outside the Peshawar Press Club. Several journalists from the print and electronic media, political workers, members of the civil society, artistes and trade union representatives visited […]

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Protest camp against Geo’s closure enters third day

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PESHAWAR: The protest camp set up against the closure of the Geo TV channel continued on the third consecutive day outside the Peshawar Press Club on Monday. Journalists and people from other walks of life visited the camp to express solidarity with the Jang Media Group. The participants chanted slogans in favour of Geo and […]

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A black day despite public support by all, PM, politicians included

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ISLAMABAD: Motivation and the motives behind suspension of Geo TV by Pemra apart, the stringent action against the most popular TV channel marks the blackest day for the constitutionally-guaranteed freedom of the press that was not offered on a silver platter. Meanwhile, vultures, disguised as TV anchorpersons and journalists, prodded and promoted by their masters, […]

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World media bodies, rights watchdog slam Geo’s closure

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WASHINGTON/PARIS/ISLAMABAD: Rights watchdog Amnesty International and international media organisations on Friday condemned the suspension of Geo News licence by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) and termed it politically-motivated and an attack on the freedom of press. The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists condemned the Pemra’s decision and termed it politically motivated and […]

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C’wealth media body concerned over attacks on Jang, Geo Writes to PM Nawaz

Pakistan Press Foundation

LONDON: Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA) President Rita Payne has written a letter to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif expressing concern on targeting the Geo TV and Jang Group. According to a press release, Payne said during the past few weeks, many incidents of attacks on the media in Pakistan have surfaced. Attack on Geo TV anchor […]

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Armed men attack editor of Pakistani daily

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New York: Pakistani authorities should conduct an efficient investigation into an attack on an editor of a local daily and ensure the assailants are held to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Zafar Aheer, an editor of the Urdu-language Daily Jang, was returning home from work on Sunday when six armed men on […]

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Jang Group being silenced apparently on military orders, says Amnesty

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ISLAMABAD: Amnesty International, the world human rights watchdog, has said that up to 80 percent of the Jang Media Group’s distribution in print and on the airwaves has been disrupted by media industry bodies, apparently under the orders of the Pakistani military. The Pakistani authorities should immediately investigate the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), the military’s premier […]

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