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Moeed Pirzada released on bail

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ABU DHABI: Noted Pakistani TV anchor, Moeed Pirzada, who was arrested in United Arab Emirate on August 4, has been released, according to Pakistan embassy. Pirzada was arrested by Abu Dhabi police allegedly for getting thumbprints of his ailing father on documents at a hospital. Sources in Pakistan embassy said Pirzada has been released by […]

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TV anchor Pirzada, sister arrested in UAE

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ISLAMABAD: Television anchor Moeed Pirzada and his sister have been detained in Abu Dhabi. Foreign Office spokesman Qazi Khalilullah said Mr Pirzada was under detention since Tuesday (Aug 4). The official didn’t say anything about the charges under which Mr Pirzada and his sister had been arrested. “Our embassy has been trying to help him,” […]

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Investigators look for clues to Mahmud’s murder as free-speech fears grow

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KARACHI: Investigators have found no match for casings of bullets that killed a prominent human rights activist, dashing hopes for quick answers to a murder that has raised fears for the safety of dissenting voices. Gunmen on a motorcycle attacked activist Sabeen Mahmud, the director of The Second Floor (T2F) on April 24 in the […]

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