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‘SHC also be given power to take suo motu notices’

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KARACHI: “Human rights deal with getting rid of exploitation of people who may not be that well-placed in society for it is their rights that you need to care about the most,” said retired Justice Shaiq Usmani during a dialogue on the human rights situation in Sindh organised by the Sindh Human Rights Commission (SHRC) […]

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SHC tells PTA to help form mechanism to trace cybercrime suspects

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The Sindh High Court (SHC) has directed the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) chairman to take measures to provide assistance to the law enforcement agencies in tracking down culprits in cybercrime cases. The direction came on the plea of a woman who had approached the SHC against the alleged inaction of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) […]

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SHC orders PTA to check fake social media accounts

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) ordered the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) chairperson to immediately develop a mechanism to combat fake social media accounts used to harass women. A female private school teacher, who is a victim of a fake social media account, approached the court for justice. Justice Salahuddin Panhwar while hearing the case said […]

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Promoting tolerance: Education dept has four weeks to add human rights to curriculum

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KARACHI: The Sindh education ministry was given one month to include human rights as a subject in the secondary school curriculum, in compliance with the order passed by the Sindh High Court (SHC) in a bid to promote peace in society. A division bench, headed by SHC Chief Justice Sajjad Ali Shah, gave an additional […]

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Protect our species: SHC orders authorities to stop illegal hunting of houbara bustard in Sujawal

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) has directed the provincial forest and wildlife departments to stop the illegal hunting of endangered species of birds, including the houbara bustard, falcons and ducks, in district Sujawal. Headed by SHC Chief Justice Sajjad Ali Shah, the division bench passed this direction while hearing a petition against illegal hunting […]

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Labaik petition in court becomes mystery

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KARACHI: A constitutional petition, filed by the LabaikPvt Limited, which belongs to Axact owners, has become a mystery despite the latest system to get information about the cases in the Sindh High Court.The media could not get access to the petition despite efforts. According to the IT system of the SHC, constitutional petition No CP […]

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Axact officials: SHC issues notices to Labbaik TV

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday issued notices to the management of Labbaik television channel on a federal government’s request seeking exclusion of the Axact CEO Shoaib Ahmed Sheikh and three others from the list of the TV channel’s directors and shareholders. An SHC division bench, headed by its Chief Justice Faisal Arab, […]

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SHC dismisses Axact lawsuit against harassment, media trial

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit of IT company Axact seeking court injunction against harassment to its staff on the basis of a NYT story about fake online diplomas, allegedly being run by the Axact, and media trial. Axact submitted that the NYT published a defamatory article in its publication […]

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Demo against beating of journalists

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Karachi: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists on Monday held a protest demonstration outside the press club against police action on journalists in front of Sindh High Court on May 23. Members of the Sindh Writers and Thinkers Forum and the civil society also joined in the protest. Addressing the protesters, the speakers strongly condemned […]

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CM orders inquiry into manhandling of journalists

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KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Sunday appointed DIG Traffic Dr Ameer Shaikh to investigate the incident in which journalists had been manhandled by police outside the Sindh High Court building on Saturday and submit a report to him in a week. The decision was taken during a meeting the chief minister […]

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Police beat up journalists

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KARACHI: Special Security Unit (SSU) of the police beat up journalists, reporters, photographers and cameramen when they were performing their professional duty outside the Sindh High Court (SHC) here on Saturday. The media personnel were covering appearance of former home minister Sindh Dr Zulfiqar Mirza at SHC for his bail application when they were subjected […]

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Sharjeel orders stern action over torture of journalists

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Karachi: Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon directed the inspector-general of the Sindh police and the Karachi police chief to take stern action against elements involved in torturing journalists outside the Sindh High Court’s (SHC) on Saturday. A handout quoted him as saying that the government would not allow any sort of restriction on the […]

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Faisal Mota challenges death sentence in Wali Babar murder case

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KARACHI: A worker of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, Faisal Mehmood alias Mota, on Tuesday petitioned the Sindh High Court against capital punishment handed down to him by an antiterrorism court in the Wali Khan Babar murder case. He was arrested along with many others during a raid in and around the MQM headquarters, popularly known […]

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Man acquitted in Daniel Pearl case freed

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HYDERABAD: The Central Jail Hyderabad’s Superintendent Aijaz Hyder informed the Sindh High Court (SHC) here Tuesday that Syed Qari Hashim Shah, who was acquitted in US journalist Daniel Pearl’s murder case, has been released from the prison. The court was hearing a petition filed by Syed Khalid Imran Shah, brother, who maintained that despite the […]

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