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PPF expressed deep concern over murder of a radio announcer in Negros

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Rodrigo Duterte, President of Philippines has expressed deep concern over the murder of a radio announcer, Gabriel Alburo in the town of La Libertad, Negros Oriental on December 28. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali has condemned the murder of Gabriel Alburo and called on the authorities […]

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Murder of journalist: ATC issues non-bailable warrants for two ‘terrorists’

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KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court issued on Monday non-bailable warrants of arrest for two suspects said to be affiliated with a banned sectarian outfit, allegedly involved in the murder of a journalist. The ATC-II issued warrants for Adeel Raza Zaidi and Salman Raza as police submitted the charge sheet of the case. Another suspect, Zeeshan Haider […]

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Journalists protest colleague’s murder

KHAR: Media persons in Bajaur on Wednesday organised a protest demonstration against the murder of their colleague, Mohammad Zaman Mehsud, in Tank district, and demand arrest of his killers. The protest was staged outside the press club here where members of civil society and workers of political parties were also present. The journalists expressed concern […]

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Journalists protest colleague’s murder

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KHAR: Media persons in Bajaur on Wednesday organised a protest demonstration against the murder of their colleague, Mohammad Zaman Mehsud, in Tank district, and demand arrest of his killers. The protest was staged outside the press club here where members of civil society and workers of political parties were also present. The journalists expressed concern […]

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Senate adopts PPP bills against honour killing, rape and privatization

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ISLAMABAD: Three bills of the Pakistan People’s Party regarding honour killing, rape and privatisation were adopted by the Senate on Monday. The three bills referred to the joint sitting include ‘The Privatisation Commission (Amendment) Bill, the Anti-honour Killing (amendment) Bill and the Anti-Rape Laws (Criminal Laws Amendment) Bill, all initially moved by PPP former Senator […]

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Four arrested for murder of journalist Aftab Alam

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Police have arrested four suspects including the alleged mastermind behind killing of journalist Aftab Alam who was murdered on 9 September outside his residence in Karachi, the largest city of Pakistan. Three of the suspects were arrested on September 14 while the alleged mastermind was arrested on September 11. According to Deputy Inspector General (DIG) […]

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Government’s apathy towards murder of journalists slated

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ISLAMABAD: Journalists on Thursday warned the federal and Sindh governments against their inaction and warned that a time may come when they are compelled to approach Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif for arrest of the killers of the media persons. The participants of the protest rally organised here by Rawalpindi Islamabad Union of […]

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Two arrested for involvement in journalist’s murder

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QUETTA: Police and intelligence personnel have arrested two suspected militants for their alleged involvement in the murder of Baloch journalist Irshad Mastoi and his colleagues in August last year. This was stated by provincial Home Minister Mir Sarfaraz Ahmed Bugti at a press conference he addressed along with IG Police Mohammad Amlish and Home Secretary […]

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Kanju’s involvement in murder case: Complainant’s version before media sought

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LAHORE: The Punjab Prosecution Department has sought an anti-terrorism court’s permission to cross-examine the complainant of Zain murder case in the presence of media persons along with record of his frequent statements to different television channels accusing former state minister’s son Mustafa Kanju of killing his nephew. The complainant, however, retracted his statement on the […]

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