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Human rights priorities

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ON Monday, when the nations of the world celebrate the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Pakistan government too will be expected to not only count what has been done to guarantee the people’s human rights, but also to reflect on what remains to be done. The first […]

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Editor unplugged

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Charles Prestwich Scott or C.P Scott, was a British journalist and publisher. He was the editor of the Manchester Guardian (now ‘The Guardian’) from 1872 until 1929 and its owner from 1907 until his death. He uttered the famous words, “Comment is free, but facts are sacred,” laying down ground rules for people associated with […]

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HR body condemns Indian aggression

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SIALKOT: A human rights organisation delegation visited the shelled areas and strongly condemned the Indian war aggression and targeting of the civilian population in Sialkot border villages. After visiting the Indian shelling-hit Sialkot and Shakargarh border villages, Rose Human Rights Welfare Organisation President Muhammad Ashfaq Nazar and Vice President Nusrat Jamshaid Malik said that Indian […]

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PBA condemns CCP action

Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) strongly condemned the arbitrary action taken by Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) against PBA Tuesday in Karachi. The CCP officials entered the premises of PBA Secretariat and took away all the important original record/documents without assigning any reasonable grounds or by giving any prior information/warning. This action of the government is […]

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British journalist wants govt, Taliban to follow Ireland formula

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KARACHI: Dubbing the ongoing peace process between the government and the Taliban as tough terrain to ride, a senior British journalist, Yvonne Ridley has asked the two sides to follow the Northern Ireland peace formula that had ended decades long insurgency in the region. Ms Ridley, who is currently visiting Pakistan, fears that foreign forces […]

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