Amnesty, RSF express concern over warrants for journalist’s arrest

Amnesty, RSF express concern over warrants for journalist’s arrestKARACHI: The Amnesty International and Reporters Sans Frontieres (RSF) have expressed concern over the issuance of arrest warrants for journalist Cyril Almeida. In a press release issued on Thursday, the Amnesty called upon the authorities in Pakistan to ensure that the criminal justice system is not used to harass or intimidate journalists. Mr Almeida, an […]

Reply sought from Pemra over ban on helicam

LAHORE: Lahore High Court on Monday issued notice to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority to submit reply on a petition challenging ban on the use of helicam for media coverage. As the proceedings commenced, Advocate Azhar Siddique argued that the ban on helicam by Pemra authorities is against the Article 19 and 19-A of the …

Did Pemra act in light of SC orders, asks LHC

LAHORE: Hearing a petition against the blacking out of Geo News on cable network, the Lahore High Court on Thursday asked both the sides to come up with arguments on points whether the steps taken by Pemra for the restoration of Geo News were in line with the Supreme Court’s order or cable operators were …

LHC rubbishes treason charges against Geo, Jang Group

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court has ruled that allegations of high treason against Geo and the Jang group’s owners are baseless and without any authenticated material. Justice Ijazul Ahsan ruled this while issuing a detailed judgment on a petition moved by Mubashar Lucman seeking initiation of high treason proceedings against the owners of the Jang …