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CPJ calls on Pakistan to act on pledged commitments to press freedom

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Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Office of the Prime Minister Islamabad, Pakistan Via facsimile: +92-51-2852663 Your Excellency: We are writing to express our deep concern about the deteriorating climate for press freedom in Pakistan, which undermines recent commitments made by your government during CPJ’s mission to the country. In our meeting with you on March 19, […]

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Protest against Geo closure continues on 10th day

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PESHAWAR: The protest camp set up against closure of the Geo TV channel continued for the 10th consecutive day on Monday. A large number of journalists from print and electronic media, members of the civil society, representatives visited the camp that was arranged by the Khyber Union of Journalists. The participants of the camp chanted […]

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Protest camp against Geo closure enters ninth day

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PESHAWAR: The journalists community continued protest camp against closure of Geo TV channel on the nineth consecutive day on Sunday and demanded the government to lift the curbs on the largest media group of the country. A large number of journalists from print and electronic media, members of the civil society, political leaders and trade […]

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Pakistan Geo media group targeted by ongoing attacks

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VIENNA: The International Press Institute (IPI) today expressed concern over Pakistani regulators’ decision suspending the licence of the Geo media group. Pakistan’s Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) suspended Geo TV, Pakistan’s largest television network, on June 6 for a period of 15 days and fined them 10 million rupees (approx. €75,000) after receiving a complaint […]

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Focus should be on prime responsibilities not Geo

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LAHORE: The protest against attacks on senior anchorperson Hamid Mir and Zafar Aheer – resident editor of daily Jang Multan – and the illegal suspension Geo TV Network across the country entered its 48th day on Thursday. A large number of journalists, civil society members, representatives of labourer unions, workers of political and religious parties […]

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Masked men attack Jang’s resident editor in Multan

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MULTAN: Unknown arms-wielding masked men attacked the Resident Editor of the daily Jang Zafar Aheer and left him injured near Western Ford Colony in Multan on early Saturday, Geo News reported. Zafar Aheer was attacked when he was moving back home after performing his job. He told Geo News that the attackers stopped his car […]

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