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A senior official of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) was issued a show-cause notice on Monday by the Islamabad High Court over exceeding authority during a raid on media owner Mohsin Baig’s residence in Islamabad on February 16.
Media owner Mohsin Baig was arrested on Friday from his residence in Islamabad in connection with a cyber defamation case filed by Federal Minister Murad Saeed
Former PEMRA chair Absar Alam talks about the unseen forces targeting journalists
Journalists held a protest demonstration to call for withdrawal of cases against Amir Mir & Imran Shafqat
President Shahzada Zulfiqar and Secretary-General Nasir Zaidi said now it was clear that the incumbent government was bent upon denying the freedom of speech and press and could not face criticism, which was a hallmark of transparency and accountability
Police have arrested a cleric on charges of raping a nine-year-old girl in Pattoki tehsil of Kasur.
June 1st, 2021; By Ahmed Saeed; LAHORE; Journalist Asad Toor says that he has not received any FIA notice at his address, & that he came to know about the summons from unknown numbers spamming his WhatsApp messages. Toor’s counsel Imaan Hazir says her client will not appear before the FIA.
April 8th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; 8 children were abused daily in Pakistan last year, states Sahil in its report Cruel Numbers 2020 about statistics on various forms of child sexual abuse reported in newspapers across the country.
October 15th, 2020; Bureau Report; LAHORE; Islamabad High Court (IHC) has reprimanded the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) over misuse of powers under the cybercrime law during the hearing of a journalist’s petition against the raid on his house.
September 25th, 2020; By Rehan Piracha & Ahmed Saeed; LAHORE; Shireen Mazari, Federal Minister for Human Rights, clarified that the FIA did not lodge FIRs against journalists and social media activists under the country's cybercrimes law, adding though that the agency has received a complaint against 12 journalists.
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