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Journalists pledge to continue protests

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ISLAMABAD: Despite continuous rain in many cities of the country, journalists on Wednesday continued their protest sit-ins in front of press clubs across the country, vowing not to stop their movement unless the government takes steps to eliminate the no-go areas for news channels and rectify the affairs of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority […]

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Protest against curbs on TV channels enters fourth day

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PESHAWAR: The protest by the journalists against the blacking out of the transmission of Geo Entertainment and a private TV channel continued for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday. Senior journalists from print and electronic media were present in the protest camp set up by the Peshawar Press Club (PPC) and Khyber Union of Journalists […]

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Protest camp against Geo closure enters 11th day

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PESHAWAR: The protest camp set up against the suspension of Geo Television entered 11th consecutive day on Tuesday which was attended by political leaders and civil society members apart from journalists in large number. The participants of the camp urged the government to lift the ban on the favourite channel and curbs on the largest […]

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Protest against Geo closure continues on 10th day

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PESHAWAR: The protest camp set up against closure of the Geo TV channel continued for the 10th consecutive day on Monday. A large number of journalists from print and electronic media, members of the civil society, representatives visited the camp that was arranged by the Khyber Union of Journalists. The participants of the camp chanted […]

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Protest against Geo closure continues

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LAHORE: Demonstrations against the suspension of the Geo News by the Pervez Rathore-led Pemra continued in which a large number of people from different segments of the society including civil society, religious and political parties and representatives of labour unions and journalists participated. The protesters said the government backed-Pemra had punished the Geo News unheard […]

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People advised to cut cables, not to pay bills

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Suspension of Geo transmission LAHORE: The Council of Pakistan Press Clubs Central Convener Arshad Ansari on Sunday said the right to information was a basic right of the people; therefore, they should stop paying bills and disconnect the connections of cable operators who were blacking out the Geo Network illegally. In a statement, Ansari said […]

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Lawyers, civil society, labourers join protest against Geo closure

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LAHORE: The Protest against the ban/suspension of Geo TV is gaining strength with every passing day as more people from all walks of life, including members of civil society, lawyers, the journalist community, labourers and workers of the Geo/Jang Group, thronged outside the Jang, Geo offices to hold a protest demonstration here on Saturday. The […]

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