LHC reserves judgment on petition against TV talk shows

LHC reserves judgment on petition against TV talk showsLAHORE : The Lahore High Court (LHC) reserved judgment on maintainability of a petition requesting to restrain private TV channels from debating Panama Papers case in talk shows. A local resident, Amjad Farooq, had moved a petition in LHC and his counsel advocate AK Dogar said that according to the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) rules […]

Imran’s allegation and the reporter’s response

Imran’s allegation and the reporter’s responseISLAMABAD: PTI Chairman Imran Khan has charged that MSR and his pro-PML-N propagandists get exposed every time they target him with falsehood and fail to print facts they themselves got confirmed. He wrote in his twitter account and also displayed a copy of the letter by Austin Robertson, ex-director, who mentioned in the letter, “I […]

Newsmen stage demo against manhandling of TV channel’s staff

Newsmen stage demo against manhandling of TV channel’s staffJournalists fraternity here on Saturday staged a protest demonstration against the attack on the staff of a local TV channel in Islamabad the other day. On the call of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), dozens of journalists from print and electronic media organizations under the ageis of Khyber Union of Journalist (KhUJ) and Peshawar […]

Channel 24, DawnNews journalists manhandled by FIA officials at Islamabad hospital

Channel 24, DawnNews journalists manhandled by FIA officials at Islamabad hospitalTwo reporters from Channel 24 and DawnNewswere manhandled and illegally detained by Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) officers and family members of Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) Chairman Zafarul Haq Hijazi on Friday. The incident took place at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims), where FIA officials had brought Hijazi for a medical check-up following the dismissal of […]

Responding to Pakistan’s UN review: In conversation with Owais Aslam Ali and Matthew Redding

Responding to Pakistan’s UN review: In conversation with Owais Aslam Ali and Matthew ReddingThe State of Pakistan was reviewed for the first time by the UN Human Rights Committee this week in Geneva. In preparation for the examination, the Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) together with IFEX, the global network defending and promoting the right to freedom of expression and information, and RIDH, the International Network of Human Rights, submitted an alternative report in advance […]