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PPP urges SC to take notice of party leadership’s media trial

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan People’s Party on Friday demanded of the Supreme Court of Pakistan to take a notice of what it termed as a media trial of the leadership of the PPP in ongoing Joint Investigation Team probe on fake bank accounts and money laundering. “The The Joint Investigation Team and Federal Investigation Authority, which […]

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Opp furious over ‘media trial’ of Shehbaz

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ISLAMABAD – The major opposition parties on Friday took a hard stance over the appearance of NAB (Lahore) DG Saleem Shahzad in talk shows, terming it an attempt to influence the cases against members of the National Assembly. The opposition jointly moved a ‘question of privilege’ in the National Secretariat and then raised the matter […]

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Varsities media trial opposed

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KARACHI: The Karachi University Teachers’ Society (Kuts) on Monday called upon the university administration to uphold transparency in its affairs and look into the complaints of alleged malpractices and corruption. The meeting of the society’s executive body was held in the backdrop of recent media reports indicating that the National Acc­ountability Bureau (NAB) was to […]

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MQM terms statement being attributed to Tariq Mir a media trial

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Karachi: A senior leader of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), Wasey Jalil, has described the statement issued in the name of Tariq Mir as part of the ongoing media trial against the party. “It’s all media trial to hide the real facts and divert the attention of the people from real issues,” he said while […]

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BILAWAL HOUSE WRITES PEMRA TO STOP MEDIA TRIAL OF PPP

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Islamabad—Pakistan Peoples Party on Sunday wrote a letter to Pakistan Electronic Media Regularity Authority to stop media from maligning the Bilawal House. PPP complained that the wild allegations were being hurled upon Bilawal House by local media on daily basis, for maligning the party. “Bilawal House is not just a concrete structure of bricks and […]

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Altaf rejects BBC report, says it is media trial

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KARACHI: Under pressure from the establishment, government and political parties over its alleged link with India as claimed by the BBC in a recent report, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) vowed on Thursday ‘not to surrender’, calling the foreign media reports against and criticism of the party as part of ‘media trial’ and ‘conspiracy to […]

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Freedom of expression abused

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Freedom of expression is one of the most abused freedoms in Pakistan. Commentariat in general and some media persons in particular have been flouting the provisions of the Constitution with impunity. The nation watched some anchorpersons in the TV talk shows unleashing avalanche of blistering censure against military and intelligence agencies. Indeed, there was criticism […]

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Media Trial And Error

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The military has in the past been unassailable and now faces increasingly vocal challenges especially from the Jang group. The Pakistan Electronic Media Regularity Authority (Pemra) suspended the license issued to Geo News for a period of 15 days for defaming the ISI and the channel was also fined Rs10 million. As time progresses more […]

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MQM stages protest outside BBC in London

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LONDON: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has called for an end to what it called the “media trial” of its London based leader Altaf Hussain, urging the UK authorities to adopt a neutral and “unbiased” approach in dealing with at least four investigations the party faces in Britain. During a demonstration outside the BBC headquarters […]

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MQM calls BBC documentary ‘ill-founded’

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KARACHI: Terming BBC’s documentary film ill-founded, Muttahida Qaumi Movement deputy convener Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui said on Sunday a media trial was being carried out to tarnish the image of party chief Altaf Hussain and MQM at the international level. In his address to a huge gathering at New MA Jinnah Road near Quaid’s mausoleum […]

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Balochistan assembly criticises NAB for holding media trial

QUETTA: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) came under criticism in the Balochistan Assembly on Thursday as lawmakers said that NAB was holding their media trial on the pretext of corruption allegations. Speaker Syed Matiullah Agha presided over the session. In a scathing attack, Molvi Sarwar Musakhel of JUI-F said: “Governor Balochistan himself was involved in […]

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