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Jang Group being silenced apparently on military orders, says Amnesty

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ISLAMABAD: Amnesty International, the world human rights watchdog, has said that up to 80 percent of the Jang Media Group’s distribution in print and on the airwaves has been disrupted by media industry bodies, apparently under the orders of the Pakistani military. The Pakistani authorities should immediately investigate the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), the military’s premier […]

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Working group on media safety constituted

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PESHAWAR: Senior journalists, civil society members and lawyers have formed a provincial working group on media safety and security with the aim to make collective efforts to combat the impunity of crimes against journalists. The working group will include representatives of Khyber Union of Journalists (KHUJ), Peshawar Press Club, Tribal Union of Journalists (TUJ), lawyers, […]

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Govt to provide safe, secure working environment to journalists: Pervaiz

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Pervaiz Rashid said on Wednesday the government was committed to the freedom of expression and was taking steps to ensure that the media persons could perform duty in a safe and secure environment. Addressing a meeting of Steering Committee of Pakistan Coalition on Media Safety (PCOMS) here […]

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Pakistan Impunity Watch Website launched: Coordinated efforts necessary to deal with threats to media

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KARACHI: Coordinated efforts are necessary to deal with threats to Pakistani media and Committee for Protection of Journalists (CPJ) is consulting with all stakeholders including the government to ensure better steps for protection of journalists and freedom of expression, said Elisabeth Winchell, CPJ Impunity Campaign Consultant here Wednesday. She was speaking at a ‘roundtable discussion […]

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