Economic murder of workers unacceptable: LPC

Economic murder

LAHORE: Journalists on Monday continued their symbolic hunger strike camp for the second consecutive day in front of the Lahore Press Club to condemn a murderous attempt on senior journalist Hamid Mir and a possible action against the Geo TV. LPC President Arshad Ansari, LPC Secretary Muhammad Shahbaz Mian, Joint Secretary Farzana Ch, senior journalist …

Action against Geo to cause anarchy: SCBA

petition against Geo

KARACHI: The Supreme Court Bar Association has called a meeting on Saturday in the wake of the Defence Ministry’s application against Geo. In a statement here, SCBA President Kamran Murtaza said any action against Geo would cause anarchy. He said the dispute should be resolved amicably as it was in the interest of Pakistan. He …

A war of words

The extremely tragic assassination attempt on Hamid Mir is the worst demonstration of how forces within the country are trying to stifle freedom of speech. What is equally disturbing is that Geo and Hamid’s family members immediately reacted by accusing the involvement of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) in it. Although discretion demanded that even if …

Answers to questions about Geo coverage

ISLAMABAD: A murderous attack on Hamid Mir has been followed by unabated assaults on his employer, Geo TV. ‘Patriotic’ pundits flock to the talk show studios of the TV stations channelled around Aabpara to condemn the coverage that flashed on the screen the picture of the DG ISI, as has been accused by the victim …

Geo TV Complaint to PEMRA: Ministry seeks cancellation of Geo’s licence

Geo independent media

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Defence on Tuesday submitted a complaint with the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) seeking action against Geo TV for tarnishing the image of a state institution, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). The complaint was submitted under the Pemra Ordinance and rules for a false and scandalous campaign undermining the integrity and …