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Accused testify in journalist murder case

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KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court recorded on Tuesday statements of the accused in a case pertaining to the murder of a journalist. Faisal Mahmood alias Nafsiati, Syed Mohammad Ali Rizvi, Shahrukh alias Mani, Naveed alias Polka and Shakil alias Malik have been charged with killing Wali Khan Babar, a reporter of a private TV channel, on […]

Press Council of Pakistan to ensure safety of journalists, says chairman

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ISLAMABAD: Chairman Press Council of Pakistan (PCP) Raja Muhammad Shafqat Abbasi on Wednesday vowed to protect the journalists for their right of freedom to access information. Addressing a consultative meeting of journalists and lawyers organised by Intermedia for “Attacks against Journalists” here, he said the mandate of Council was to receive the complaints and to […]

Press Council of Pakistan asks Balochistan to facilitate fact-finding body

By: Obaid Abrar Khan ISLAMABAD: Press Council of Pakistan (PCP) has written a letter to the Chief Secretary Balochistan asking him to extend full support to the three-member fact-finding committee to assess the scale of violence against working journalists in the province. PCP Chairman Raja Shafqat Abbasi in his letter wrote that article 19 of […]