Govt striving to resolve media issues: Samsam

Govt striving to resolve media issues: SamsamLAHORE: Punjab Information and Culture Minister Syed Samsam Ali Bukhari said Thursday the government was making all-out efforts to solve the problems of the journalist community. He was chairing a departmental meeting at the office of DGPR Punjab here on Thursday. Secretary Information Momin Agha, DGPR Punjab Dr. Muhammad Aslam Dogar and others attended the […]

Define ‘reasonable curbs’, says Babar

Define ‘reasonable curbs’, says BabarISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party Parliamentarians (PPPP) Secretary General Farhatullah Babar said Thursday the freedom of expression was being increasingly curbed. He was speaking said at a discussion — Freedom of Expression and Safety of Journalists — organised by the National Commission on Human Rights here at a local hotel on Thursday. Babar said the Article […]

Journalist’s bail extended by one week

Journalist’s bail extended by one weekKARACHI: A district court on Wednesday extended by one week an interim pre-arrest bail of journalist Shahzeb Ali Shah Jillani in a case pertaining to cyber terrorism, electronic forgery and giving defamatory remarks about institutions of the state. The Federal Investigation Agency had booked Mr Jillani in a case registered under Sections 500 (punishment for […]

Alleged defamation of state institutions: Journalist Shahzeb Jillani’s bail extended by 2 days

Alleged defamation of state institutions: Journalist Shahzeb Jillani’s bail extended by 2 daysA sessions court in Karachi on Monday extended by two days the interim pre-arrest bail granted to journalist Shahzeb Ali Shah Jillani in a case pertaining to alleged cyber terrorism, electronic forgery and defamatory remarks regarding the state institutions. Last week, the court had granted an interim bail before arrest to the journalist in a […]

SC asks govt to tolerate media’s criticism

SC asks govt to tolerate media’s criticismISLAMABAD   –    The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that neither it will curtail the right of freedom of expression nor it will stop the criticism, asking the federal government to tolerate media’s criticism. Going a step further, Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed observed that he will prefer the unfair criticism if the choice is given to […]