Concerns have beenraised by legal fraternity and others over Imaan Mazari and Ali Wazir’s arrest under Anti-Terrorism Charges. Mazari was arrested outside Adiala Jail on Monday, followed by a three-day physical remand under CTD.
FIA has been empowered to act against anyone who intends to spread “rumours and false information against state institutions” on social media after the federal government approved an amendment to the FIA Act with the insertion of the PPC's Section 505 relating to statements conducing to public mischief in its scheduled offences.
Journalist Shaheen Sehbai alongside vloggers Syed Haider Raza Mehdi, Wajahat Saeed Khan, and Major (Retd.) Adil Farooq Raja were charged with sedition on Monday amidst an ongoing crackdown against PTI-inclined media workers.
Despite court orders, Lahore's Shalimar Theater was resealed for flouting the current ban on holding any stage shows. Meanwhile, the Punjab caretaker government assures new rules to curb obscenity will be tabled soon.
ریم نواز اور پرویز رشید کی لیک ہونے والی آڈیو کال پر بحث جاری ہے مگر سیاسی تجزیہ نگاروں کا کہنا ہے تحقیقات اس چیز کی ہونی چاہئے کہ ایسی ویڈیوز اور آڈیوز کون ریکارڈ اور پھر اپنی مرضی کے وقت پر کون منظر عام پر لے آتا ہے
VoicePk discusses "Media monopolies & Financial security of media professionals" with senior journalist Hamid Mir & lawyer Umer Gillani The duo was asked to submit research reports on these issues by the IHC
Student Javed Baloch was abducted on May 4 from Khuzdar city and remains missing since. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has brought the matter of Enforced Disappearances in the NSC.
A local court in Islamabad has given two-day remand of journalist Shahid Aslam to FIA. He was arrested for allegedly leaking the tax records of Gen. Bajwa to Fact Focus. However, Fact Focus has denied having any links with Aslam.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Amir Mir, has initiated strong measures against 'lewd' performances in Gujranwala and Faisalabad. This move has sparked a debate, with some expressing concerns about freedom of expression and the adverse impact on the already faltering theatre industry.
Journalists' freedom under threat in Pakistan as arrests and violence continue. The Lahore Press Club condemns the violation of press rights and physical assault on journalists. Harassment and false charges must stop. International community urged to protect press freedom and human rights.