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Pakistan asks Karzai to pardon jailed journalist before Eid

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday appealed to Afghan President Hamid Karzai to issue a pardon to a journalist facing a four-year jail term in Afghanistan for “contacting terrorists”. Faizullah Khan, a reporter with the Pakistani private TV channel, ARY News, was arrested in April by Afghan security forces in Nangarhar Province. He was sentenced earlier this […]

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Pakistani Journalist Gets Four-Year Jail Term for “Entering Afghanistan Illegally”

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TV reporter was arrested in eastern Afghanistan after going to northwestern Pakistan to interview Taliban Reporters Without Borders and the Pakistani NGO Freedom Network condemn the four-year jail sentence that an Afghan court has imposed on Pakistani TV reporter Faizullah Khan for illegally crossing into Afghanistan while researching a story on the Taliban. Announced on […]

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Govt making all-out efforts to get Faizullah released, SHC told

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KARACHI: The federal government was taking all best efforts for release of Pakistani journalist Faizullah Khan, who is detained in Afghanistan, standing counsel told Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday. The court was hearing the petition of Sania Faizullah, a spouse of Karachi based journalist Faizullah Khan who is missing since April 22 from tribal […]

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Govt urged to get reporter freed

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KARACHI: Journalists urged the government on Tuesday to use diplomatic channels to secure release of television reporter Faizullah Khan who has been jailed for four years by the Afghan authorities for having illegally crossed the border. During a protest held outside the Karachi Press Club, leaders of the Karachi Union of Journalists (KUJ-Dastoor) and office-bearers […]

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Pakistani reporter sentenced to 4-year prison term in Afghanistan

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New York: A Pakistani television journalist was convicted on charges of travelling to Afghanistan without travel documents and sentenced to four years in prison, Pakistani officials said on Sunday. He had initially been accused of spying by Afghan authorities, according to news reports. An Afghan court in eastern Nangarhar province convicted Faizullah Khan, a reporter […]

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Afghan court jails Pakistani journalist

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ISLAMABAD: A court in Afghanistan has sentenced a Pakistani TV journalist to four years in prison on charges of travelling to the neighbouring country without documents, Pakistani diplomatic sources said on Sunday. Faizullah Khan, a reporter for Karachi-based ARY News, was detained by Afghan authorities in eastern Nangarhar province in April this year. Some reports […]

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