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FIR registered on thrashing of journalist by TMA officials

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RAWALPINDI: After investigating the issue, City Police Station has registered an FIR under Sections of 506, 147 and 149 against Town Municipal Administration (TMA) Rawal Town officials as they thrashed The News reporter Khalid Iqbal. Police were continuously raiding to hunt the accused down but culprits went underground after registration of FIR here on Thursday. […]

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Editor attacked in Pakistan-administered Kashmir

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On March 7, 2014, at least 20 assailants stormed the offices of Chingari, an Urdu-language daily based in Mirpur, Pakistan-administered Kashmir, according to local reports and local press freedom groups, including the Freedom Network and the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists. The attackers dragged the paper’s editor, Shahid Mahmood Mirza, out of his office and […]

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Thrashed : PFUJ, RIUJ condemn attack on journalist

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The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has strongly condemned the thrashing and torturing of a Mirpur-based journalist, allegedly done by workers of a political party. Mehmood Mirza, the editor of an Urdu daily, was allegedly attacked and dragged out of his office in Mirpur by workers of a political party after they stormed the […]

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Media boycotts Punjab Assembly proceedings

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LAHORE: The Punjab Assembly Press Gallery boycotted the assembly proceedings against the attack on media persons by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf workers. The PTI severely injured peaceful media persons, including a cameraman, busy in covering their protest camp on The Mall in hot and humid weather. The proceedings were boycotted at a time when the opposition […]

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