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Alamdaar road blast: Journalists remembered on anniversary

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QUETTA: A candlelight vigil was held on Sunday in front of the Quetta Press Club on the third death anniversary of slain journalists Saifur Rehman, Muhammad Imran Sheikh and Mirza Iqbal Hussain. Members of the Balochistan Union of Journalists (BUJ) and Quetta Press Club lit candles in memory of the three journalists who were killed […]

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Safety first

THAT Pakistan is considered amongst the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists is hardly surprising. Journalists have faced threats, they have been harassed and attacked by elements ranging from criminals and terrorists to state institutions and governments. Meanwhile, as the country has been sucked into a vortex of violence, too many journalists have […]

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TV channels’ rating race puts lives in harm’s way

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By: Syed Ali Shah QUETTA: The hollow-cheeked father of the slain television cameraman, Imran Sheikh, bursts into tears while narrating the ordeal of his family. Imran Sheikh was killed in the line of duty during the recent bombings in Alamdar road area of the provincial capital along with Saifur Rehman of Samaa TV and Iqbal […]

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Desperate Hazaras want army rule in Quetta

By: Saleem Shahid QUETTA: Hundreds of people belonging to the Hazara Shia community staged a sit-in on Alamdar Road on Friday and refused to bury the dead till the army takes control of Quetta. The death toll from Thursday’s three blasts rose to 104 after nine more people died of their. The Human Rights Commission […]

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