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SC seeks report from AGs in Geo case

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought a detailed report from the advocates general of the four provinces regarding the registration of cases against Geo network, and adjourned the hearing till June 25. A three-member bench headed by Justice Jawwad S Khawaja heard the petition filed by the Geo network in which it prayed for […]

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SC admits treason plea against journalists, SAFMA

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday admitted a petition filed by political analyst Zaid Hamid seeking a treason trial against well-known journalists and the South Asia Free Media Association (SAFMA) for allegedly undermining the Two Nation Theory and glory of Islam. The petition has also nominated director general of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), minister for […]

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Jang, Geo aren’t traitors: SCBA president

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KARACHI: President of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) Kamran Murtaza has said that neither Jang and Geo nor any person of its administration is a traitor. He said that the SCBA respected all the national institutions.Talking to The News, he said that the present situation was not in the interest of the country as […]

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Courts block moves against Jang Group, Geo

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ISLAMABAD: Similar petitions filed against the Jang Group and Geo in different parts of the country were blocked by the courts on Monday. In Islamabad, Justice Riaz Ahmad Khan of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) suspended the order of an Additional District and Sessions Judge (ADSJ) and Justice of Peace Muhammad Jehangir Awan who had […]

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Freedom of expression not treason: Saad

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LAHORE: Federal Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has categorically stated that freedom of expression and differences of opinion do not amount to treason. Talking to the media after the 21st passing-out parade here at the Pakistan Railways Academy, Walton, on Tuesday, he said the one who abrogates the Constitution and those who take oath under […]

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Army men used to criticise ISI but faced no treason charges

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ISLAMABAD: Though many media men and journalists are out to prove that Hamid Mir, Geo and Jang Group are traitors merely because Hamid Mir had alleged before the attack on him that he will be attacked by the ISI chief and some other ISI individuals, there are countless examples where regular army officials, even a […]

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