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The Balochistan National Party-Mengal protests against killing of journalists

QUETTA: The Balochistan National Party-Mengal (BNP-M) on Saturday staged a protest demonstration outside the Quetta Press Club against target killing of journalists and dumping of mutilated bodies of missing persons. The protesters were holding banners and placards inscribed with anti-government slogans. Addressing the protesters, BNP-M General Secretary Akhtar Hussain Langov...

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One television cameraman killed, three journalists injured in attack on political gathering

A cameraman for a television channel was killed and three journalists were injured on October 7, 2012 in an attack on a political party gathering in Khairpur district of Pakistan’s southern Sindh province. Mushtaque Khand, cameraman for “Dharti TV” news channel was killed while Mukhtiyar Phulpoto, correspondent for Daily “Awami...

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Universal Periodic Review of Pakistan by EUROPEAN CENTRE FOR LAW AND JUSTICE (ECLJ) – On Freedom of Expression

Freedom of Expression Pakistan has impermissibly restricted the freedom of expression by subordinating it to Shariah. This restriction has created a repressive environment in which anyone may be punished for any action deemed inconsistent with Islam. While the Pakistani constitution allows for such restrictions, it is antithetical to the ICCPR....