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Pakistani journalists face criminal complaints for covering dissident political leader

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Journalists in the town of Badin in Pakistan’s southern Sindh province have been protesting against the police for falsely involving ten journalists in criminal complaints. Three of the journalists have been charged under the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA). The journalists said that they are being victimized for covering the activities of Dr. Zulfiqar Mirza, a dissident […]

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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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SHC issues notices to Zulfiqar Mirza, TV channels, PEMRA

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Thursday refrained former Sindh home minister Zulfiqar Mirza from leveling ‘false and baseless’ allegations against Anver Majid, especially in interviews with TV channels, without backing up his claims with proof. The directions came in response to an application filed by Majid against Mirza, Geo TV, Dunya News, ARY Communications, […]

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