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TLP to be mainstreamed despite ban, say top officials

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May 2, 2021; By Munizae Jahangir; LAHORE; Pakistan’s top officials recently indicated that the state would like to ‘mainstream’ the religio-political party Tehreek-e-Labbaik, Pakistan (TLP). But it is still unclear if the ban will remain.

Is Nawaz’s battle cry for salvation or civilian supremacy

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October 17th, 2020; By Munizae Jahangir; LAHORE; In an unprecedented first, Punjab’s most popular leader called out a sitting army head, Qamar Bajwa & ISI Chief General Faiz on meddling in politics, kidnapping journalists, & pressurizing the judiciary

Culture of Silence

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Spotlight, the 2015 Academy Award winning motion picture, brought to global attention the Catholic Archdiocese of Boston sex abuse scandal of 2002. The film was based on factual events, showing how a group of reporters ...

When Education Is Denied In The Name Of Security

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Education is a fundamental right under the constitution of Pakistan and now the internet has become a ‘ key means’ by which individuals can exercise their right to freedom of opinion and expression, as stated in Art. 19 of the Universal ...

وہ خبر جو مین سٹریم میڈیا نہیں دکھاتا۔۔۔

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گزشتہ سال کی بات ہے کہ جب میں شمالی وزیرستان  کے علاقےمیرعلی میران شاہ کے بازاروں میں عوام کی امن سے متعلق رائے لے رہی تھی تو کچھ لوگ  میرے سادہ سے ... سوالوں کو ہنسی میں اڑا دیتےاورمیں حیران ہوتی کہ ایک خاتون صحافیات

Arif Wazir’s Murder & Beyond

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It may sound strange to some people that the boldest & sharpest opposition to the unannounced hybrid martial law imposed on the country in the last few years has originated from a comparatively backward area, without a long history ...

Conflict On The Borders Getting Dangerous

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Even as Pakistan remains under partial lockdown, Coronavirus deaths continue to mount and the country faces multiple economic and social problems, there is little attention given to the dangerous armed clashes and bloodletting ...

The Impact Of Information Reshuffle On Media Freedom

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The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) government has seen fit to remove Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan from the position of Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) for Information and replace her with Lt-General (retd), Asim Bajwa ...

The Suo Motu Culture

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On Monday while hearing a suo motu case on the government's measures to curb the spread of coronavirus Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed roundly criticized the PTI led government and commented that the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on ...

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