Demo against beating of journalists

Demo against beating of journalistsKarachi: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists on Monday held a protest demonstration outside the press club against police action on journalists in front of Sindh High Court on May 23. Members of the Sindh Writers and Thinkers Forum and the civil society also joined in the protest. Addressing the protesters, the speakers strongly condemned […]

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CM orders inquiry into manhandling of journalists

CM orders inquiry into manhandling of journalistsKARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Sunday appointed DIG Traffic Dr Ameer Shaikh to investigate the incident in which journalists had been manhandled by police outside the Sindh High Court building on Saturday and submit a report to him in a week. The decision was taken during a meeting the chief minister […]

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Police beat up journalists

Police beat up journalistsKARACHI: Special Security Unit (SSU) of the police beat up journalists, reporters, photographers and cameramen when they were performing their professional duty outside the Sindh High Court (SHC) here on Saturday. The media personnel were covering appearance of former home minister Sindh Dr Zulfiqar Mirza at SHC for his bail application when they were subjected […]

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Sharjeel orders stern action over torture of journalists

Sharjeel orders stern action over torture of journalistsKarachi: Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon directed the inspector-general of the Sindh police and the Karachi police chief to take stern action against elements involved in torturing journalists outside the Sindh High Court’s (SHC) on Saturday. A handout quoted him as saying that the government would not allow any sort of restriction on the […]

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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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SHC asks ministry, Pemra, cable operators to submit reply

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday directed the Ministry of Information, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) and the cable operators to file comments on applications of Jang, Geo and The News employees against non-restoration of Geo News, Geo Tez, Geo Kahani and Geo Entertainment transmission by the cable operators. Jang Employees Union’s …

Geo Entertainment remains suspended, SHC told

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday issued notices to the Ministry of Information, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) and cable operators on petitions of the Independent Media Corporation seeking action against cable operators for unlawful blocking of Geo Entertainment transmissions. The Independent Media Corporation moved the SHC against illegal blocking of Geo …

Court seeks access to conviction documents

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday ordered the standing counsel to submit all the relevant documents, including an appeal filed in a high court in Afghanistan, against the conviction of Pakistani journalist Faizullah Khan. Sania Faizullah, wife of the Karachi-based journalist, had filed an application with the court about her husband, who had …