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Mazhar re-elected RIUJ Dastoor Group chief

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ISLAMABAD – Mazhar Iqbal and Khawar Nawaz Raja returned unopposed president and general secretary, respectively, of Rawalpindi Islamabad Union of Journalists (Dastoor Group) as no other candidates turned up against them in the elections. Chairman elections committee Mougees Ashraf Baig said that candidates on rest of the slots also returned unopposed in the elections following scrutiny of […]

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Countrywide protests by PFUJ, press clubs today

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ISLAMABAD: The journalist community widely condemned the attack on the female anchor of Geo News Sana Mirza and other journalists by PTI workers in Lahore on Monday. The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) and the Council of Pakistan Press Clubs have given a call for a protest against the misbehaviour and manhandling of journalists […]

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Special fund for families of martyred journalists sought

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ISLAMABAD: Participants of a seminar on Wednesday demanded of the federal and provincial governments to arrest culprits involved in killing of 112 journalists across the country and establish special fund to provide financial assistance to the families of all of them who sacrificed their lives in pursuance of their professional duties. The seminar was held […]

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Eight Jang Group workers unions issue rejoinder to Imran Khan

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RAWALPINDI: After Imran Khan’s undemocratic and unlawful act of inciting his workers to boycott and attack the Geo/Jang Group through provocative and inflammatory speeches, the workers’ unions of the Jang Group of Newspapers have rejected the latest statement of the PTI chief against the attacks on the Geo offices. They said: “How can this statement […]

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PFUJ delegation meets Imran

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on Thursday condemned the attacks on the Geo News offices and assured that if any of his workers was found involved in this criminal act, he would expel him from the party. “I ask my party workers to show regard for all media workers, including those of Geo News, […]

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Civil society, journalists urge marchers not to wait for third umpire

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ISLAMABAD: Journalists and civil society organisations on Sunday stated that the marchers should not keep on waiting for the third umpire to intervene and instead initiate relief work for victims of flash floods and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who look towards their fellow countrymen for help in this critical phase of their lives. Speaking at […]

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Journalists threaten to file case against Imran, Qadri, Nisar

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ISLAMABAD: Journalists on Tuesday demanded an apology from Imran Khan, Dr Tahirul Qadri and Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan for attacks on the offices of Geo News and Pakistan Television (PTV) and torture of journalists in the Red Zone area or they would register cases against them on these criminal acts. The demand was […]

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Marchers urged not to attack foundation of democracy

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ISLAMABAD: The journalists community and members of the human and civil society organizations on Monday underlined the need to work for rule of law and supremacy of the Constitution and urged the marchers not to attack the very foundation of democracy to achieve their undemocratic political agenda. They expressed these views at the “Pro-democracy” camp […]

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Journalists, civil society urge tolerance for democracy

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ISLAMABAD: All segments of society including journalists and members of civil society organisations on Saturday underlined the fact that if the military dictatorships could be endured for eight to 11 long years then why some segments are not ready to give some time to democracy that can keep working its magic if people have even […]

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Manhandling of media men by protesters, police widely condemned

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ISLAMABAD: Terming the mob attack on the Parliament House and the Prime Minister House a dark chapter in the history of democracy, journalists and the civil society organisations on Sunday maintained that the people have seen the real face of Imran Khan and Dr. Tahriul Qadri who are bent upon derailing the democratic process to […]

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Journalists, civil society slam PTI, PAT sit-ins

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ISLAMABAD: The representatives of journalists and civil society organisations said that it was a matter of grave concern that some politicians with their a few thousand workers had paralysed capital for their personal political benefits. Addressing the ‘Pro-Democracy’ camp set up in front of the National Press Club (NPC) by Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists […]

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Journalists threaten sit-ins in front of assemblies

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ISLAMABAD: Journalist associations across Pakistan Tuesday warned the government against adopting delaying tactics to meet their demands and made a categorical pledge that if transmission of Geo News and ARY Television was not fully restored in all parts of the country then they would also set up protest camps in front of the national and […]

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Journalists decry curbs on media

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ISLAMABAD: The journalists organisations on Monday continued their protest against the unannounced curbs on Geo and ARY and newspapers Jang and The News and called for complete unity among the media outlets, both print and electronic, to protect the hard-earned freedom of expression. The journalists gathered at the protest camps set up in front of […]

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Journalists protest against curbs on media continues

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ISLAMABAD: The protest against discriminatory steps towards news channels, including Geo and ARY Television, continued for the second day in front of all press clubs across Pakistan in which journalists called for immediate steps by the government to ensure that all news channels are shown on the cable without any discrimination. The journalists raised slogans […]

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