LHC adjourns treason case as petitioner’s lawyer skips hearing again

LHC adjourns treason case as petitioner’s lawyer skips hearing againLAHORE: A Lahore High Court full bench adjourned the hearing of a petition seeking treason proceedings against two former prime ministers — Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi — and Cyril Almeida, a Dawn staffer, as counsel for the petitioner remained absent for the second consecutive hearing. As soon as the bench, headed by Justice […]

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 […]

Restore Geo to its original slot, court orders Pemra

LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday again directed Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to ensure enforcement of Supreme Court’s order pertaining to restoration of Geo News transmission to … Read More

LHC rubbishes treason charges against Geo, Jang Group

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 … Read More