January 2024

Journalist Aziz Memon’s ‘killer arrested’ in Khairpur

KHAIRPUR: Police on Friday claimed to have arrested the killer of journalist Aziz Memon from Sindh’s Khairpur district, ARY News reported. According to the senior superintendent of police (SSP) Khairpur, the prime suspect, Ameer Hassan, was arrested from the Khairpur Link Road after a ‘shootout’ The police...

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IHC seeks report on FIRs against journalists

ISLAMABAD: Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday sought a report from the government regarding the cases registered against the late journalist Arshad Sharif, Sami Abraham, and Moeed Pirzada. He also demanded an explanation for the registration of multiple FIRs against...

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PPF concerned by repeated disruptions in access to social media; calls it a dangerous tool to repress access to information and free speech

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) is concerned by the repeated disruptions in access to social media platforms in Pakistan. The recurrent disruptions in access to the internet, particularly social media platforms, is a dangerous tool being used to repress access to information and free speech. A...

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