Man acquitted in Daniel Pearl case freed

Man acquitted in Daniel Pearl case freedHYDERABAD: The Central Jail Hyderabad’s Superintendent Aijaz Hyder informed the Sindh High Court (SHC) here Tuesday that Syed Qari Hashim Shah, who was acquitted in US journalist Daniel Pearl’s murder case, has been released from the prison. The court was hearing a petition filed by Syed Khalid Imran Shah, brother, who maintained that despite the […]

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GB court ruling against Jang Group ridiculous, says Ansar Burney

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GB court verdict threat to press freedom

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Blasphemy sentence against TV channel will have chilling effect

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