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JIT confirms cases, questions media claims

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ISLAMABAD: An investigation into Kasur child abuse scandal sifts facts from fiction bringing to fore the face behind the case and how the media was maneuvered to amplify the tragedy that was being exploited for settling scores on a property dispute. A Joint Investigation Team drawing representation from the police, IB and ISI confirms that […]

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PM urges steps to ensure child safety

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Min­i­ster Nawaz Sharif has urged all provincial governments to take measures for implementing the recommendations of the National Comm­ission for Human Rights to ensure a safe environment for children. According to a statement released by the PM Office on Thursday, the provinces have been asked to put in place the requisite policy and […]

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Heart of darkness — Child victims and the media

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With the approaching one year anniversary of the Army Public School massacre, we are sure to see on our TV screens, reporters shoving microphones in the faces of the victims’ families. The same inane question, “Aap ko kehsa mehsoos ho raha hai” will be flung from one bulletin to the next. For those of us […]

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