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Journalists stage demo for security at workplaces

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ISLAMABAD: Various journalist bodies on Monday staged a demonstration here outside the National Press Club (NPC) urging the government to ensure foolproof security at their workplaces. The protest was held on the call of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) which was attended by the members of Rawalpindi-Islamabad Union of Journalists (RIUJ), NPC and other […]

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Firing at news channel office

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LAHORE: Two motorcyclists opened fire at the office of a private news channel on Jail Road on Sunday evening. No one was hurt in the incident and three empty shells were recovered from outside the office of City 42. The channel aired a report about the incident alleging that police officials sitting in a van […]

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Journalists’ demands to be accepted: Memon

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KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Information, Archives and Local Government Sharjeel Innam Memon said Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) had always honoured just-demands of journalist fraternity. Honouring the demands presented by Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) on Thursday Minister assured their demands especially for insurance cover to the journalists would be accepted and implemented. Talking to […]

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Govt to challenge acquittal, seeks greater punishment to accused in Wali Babar case

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ISLAMABAD: The government will petition a superior court against the acquittal of an accused and the award of life imprisonment to four accused instead of the death penalty by an anti-terrorism court of Sindh in the murder case of Geo News reporter Wali Khan Babar. The Sindh administration would be asked by the federal government […]

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Two awarded death, four life terms

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SUKKUR: Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) judge Mushtaq Ahmed Leghari on Saturday awarded the death sentence to two proclaimed offenders, life imprisonment to four under-trial prisoners and acquitted one accused in the murder case of Geo News reporter Wali Babar. ATC judge Kandhkot-Kashmore Mushtaq Ahmed Leghari announced the judgment on Saturday at the Shikarpur Central Jail, awarding […]

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Wrong data regarding attacks on journalists by police: National Assembly

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National Assembly Standing Committee on Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage on Friday decided to move a privilege motion against Sindh and Punjab police for providing wrong data regarding attacks on journalists in their respective provinces. A sub-committee was also constituted to look into the issues pertaining to attacks on media persons, compensation to families of […]

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