Journalist Protection Bill finalized, says Shibli Faraz

Journalist Protection Bill finalized, says Shibli FarazISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz on Tuesday said the Journalist Protection Bill had been finalized by the Ministry of Information and Human Rights Division. In a tweet, he said it would soon be submitted to Parliament for approval. “Protecting the rights of journalists and workers is our number one priority,” he […]

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SC grants bail to Jang Group chief in NAB reference

SC grants bail to Jang Group chief in NAB referenceISLAMABAD: The Sup­reme Court on Monday granted bail to Editor-in-Chief of Jang Group of Newspapers Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, who has been in captivity for around eight months, in a reference filed by the National Account­ability Bureau (NAB) about a 34-year-old matter of land purchase. Headed by Justice Mushir Alam and comprising Justice Yahya Afridi and Justice […]

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Why journalists have impression of being harassed: IHC

Why journalists have impression of being harassed: IHCISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC), while maintaining its order for not harassing ‘The News’ reporter Fakhar Durrani, Thursday served notices to the federal government and others and sought their replies. During the hearing, IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah observed that allegedly some people are misusing the Pakistan Electronic Crime Act. “If even there is […]

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