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Amid legal proceedings and public outcry, journalist AsadAli Toor granted a five-day remand by FIA. Advocates call for justice while civil society prepares to protest for press freedom.
On the international day to end impunity for crimes against journalists, we look into progress into investigation & trials of some murder & assault cases of journalists.
May 31st, 2021; By VoicePk Staff; LAHORE; Journalists, civil society, media watchdogs, and opposition leaders strongly condemned the ban on senior anchor Hamid Mir from his show by the channel management while the government distanced itself from the move saying it had no role in the internal decisions of any broadcast organisation.
May 26th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; The three unidentified assailants asked journalist Asad Toor about the source of his funding as well as forced him to repeatedly raise slogans to prove his patriotism as they gagged and tortured him in his Islamabad apartment on Tuesday night.
November 18th, 2020; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; The Lahore High Court has ruled that a police complaint against Asad Ali Toor, a journalist, for defaming the military has become infructuous saying no evidence was found to support the accusation.
September 20th, 2020; By Haider Kaleem; ISLAMABAD; One of the main issues discussed at Pakistan Bar Council's All Parties Conference, on Thursday was the cases filed against dissenting voices such as Matiullah Jan, Asad Toor & Colonel Inam.
September 16th, 2020; By Hamid Riaz; LAHORE; Ehtasham, the spokesperson of Laal Masjid's Shuhada Foundation, has a long history of taking frivolous legal actions for which he has been reprimanded by the court. But he insists that his FIR against journalist Asad Toor is for the "greater good".