Freedom of Expression

United States supports freedom of expression in Pakistan

The United States has supported freedom of expression in Pakistan but without any violence. State Department Deputy Spokesperson Vedant Patel told reporters at his daily news conference on Monday “Our belief is that individuals should have the freedom to express themselves, but do so without participating...

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CPNE strongly condemns arrest of journalists

The Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) has strongly condemned the arrest of journalists Aftab Iqbal and Imran Riaz Khan and said that speech is everyone’s right which should not be banned under any circumstances. CPNE President Kazim Khan has demanded the immediate release of the...

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Imran Riaz, Aftab Iqbal arrested

LAHORE: Anchorpersons Imran Riaz Khan and Aftab Iqbal were arrested by the police on Thursday. Imran Riaz Khan was arrested at Sialkot Airport for allegedly inciting violence during clashes between security forces and supporters of former prime minister Imran Khan. Sources said Imran Riaz was...

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