SHC seeks replies in journalist’s plea

SHC seeks replies in journalist’s pleaKARACHI:The Sindh High Court (SHC) sought on Thursday replies from the parties mentioned in an appeal filed by journalist Nasrullah Chaudhry, who has been convicted in a case pertaining to possession of prohibited literature. A two-member bench was hearing the plea filed by Chaudhry, which maintains that the verdict which was given by an anti-terrorism […]

In Balochistan, journalists to protest against lay-offs

In Balochistan, journalists to protest against lay-offsQUETTA:The journalist community of Balochistan has announced to launch protests against the dismissal of media workers in the country. “Protest camps will be set up in front of the provincial assemblies across the country, while a demonstration will be held on February 12 in front of the parliament during the assembly session,” said Pakistan Federal Union of […]

Speakers stress importance of RTI law

KARACHI: Adviser to Sindh Chief Minister on Law, Environment, Climate Change and Coastal Development Barrister Murtaza Wahab has said that bureaucrats, who are civil servants, are not permitted to attend public gatherings as per the rules enacted in 1947. “Police officials [too], as public servants, are not allowed to hold [press] conferences and yet they do […]

Journalists’ attackers yet to be arrested

Journalists’ attackers yet to be arrestedLAHORE: Hanjerwal police have yet to arrest the accused persons involved in firing at senior journalists couple of weeks back. Police had registered an FIR No. 2421/19 under Section 440 of PPC on the complaint of senior journalist, Muhammad Adrees, son of Muhammad Sidique, a resident of Johar Town. He had told police that on […]