PFUJ concerned over fictitious cases against 49 journalists

PFUJ concerned over fictitious cases against 49 journalistsISLAMABAD: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has shown serious concern and expressed anger over fictitious, fabricated and concocted cases against 49 journalists and social media activists on frivolous charges under Pakistan Electronic Crime Act (PECA) by FIA. In a joint statement President PFUJ Shahzada Zulfiqar and Secretary General Nasir Zaidi while criticising continued arm […]

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IHC seeks report about police’s manhandling of journalist

IHC seeks report about police’s manhandling of journalistISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) Chief Justice Athar Minallah on Wednesday took notice of an incident of alleged manhandling a court reporter by the police and sought a report from the IGP. Justice Minallah directed the IHC registrar to submit a report into the incident and issued directions to facilitate journalists, assigned to cover hearings […]

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‘Media is the fourth pillar of state’

‘Media is the fourth pillar of state’QUETTA: Balochistan Finance Minister Mir Zahoor Ahmed Buledi termed the media as the fourth pillar of the state during a visit to the Quetta Press Club. “Independent media and democracy are sine quo non for each other. The media works as a watch-dog against the government and as a fourth pillar of the state,” he […]

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