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Media and national security

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Pakistan has been grappling with national security issues for more than a decade with internal security being the major cause of concern. Terrorist attacks have destabilised the country to a large extent. Subsequent governments have attempted evolving a comprehensive national security policy to eradicate the scourge of terrorism as well as tackling the related challenges […]

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Killing fields: Journalists under fire

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FOR years now, Pakistan has been considered amongst the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists. The impunity factor is used to demonstrate the depth of the problem: the state’s lack of interest in pursuing cases of journalists being murdered or harassed. This is apparent through just the bald facts: more than 20 journalists […]

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Pak journalists under ‘serious threat’: Amnesty

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LONDON: Journalists in Pakistan are under “serious threat” from state security forces, some political parties and religious militant groups, Amnesty International has said. At the launch of its 2013 annual report at its London headquarters here, the human rights organisation’s Secretary General Shalil Shetty gave example of senior GEO TV and Jang Group journalist Hamid […]

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