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Rights Watch | 25th August 2022

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On Wednesday, a resident of Sheen Bagh in Attock allegedly raped his teen daughter when his wife and other children were not at home. A medical examination of the girl confirmed sexual assault. For more stories, keep reading.
Mis/disinformation in Pakistan's media landscape

Mis/disinformation in Pakistan’s media landscape

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What is fake news? Is the state worried about social media? How is media transforming to keep up an information influx? Join Ramsha Jahangir, Nighat Dad and Matiullah Jan, with host Usama Khilji, as they discuss disinformation trends and narrative-building in Pakistan.

Suspicious FIRs lodged against journalist Imran Riaz

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Journalist Imran Riaz has been charged with treason in the various FIRs lodged against him by ordinary citizens. However, as per section 196 of the CrPC, only the state has the power to lodge such cases.

IHC strikes down PECA Ordinance

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In another landmark verdict, the Islamabad High Court on Friday declared the controversial Prevention of Electronic Crimes (Amendment) Ordinance as unconstitutional.
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Rights Watch | 6th January 2022

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The FIA’s Cyber Crime Wing on Wednesday announced the arrest of suspects Adnan Ali and Fazal Dad for stalking, filming and blackmailing at least 14 Karachi University students

Rights Watch | 7th September 2021

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Police have apprehended a suspect for raping a young girl and her brother, filming the assaults and using the videos to blackmail them into letting him further molest them for six years.
Human Rights Watch slams move to curb press freedom with PMDA

Human Rights Watch slams move to curb press freedom with PMDA

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As the Human Rights Watch denounces the proposed PMDA as a move to curb freedom of expression, Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry made it clear that the government will not budge on clauses regarding "fake news" and the rights of journalists

Rights Watch | 14th July 2021

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An Islamabad court on Monday granted police a four-day extension to the physical remand of five suspects seen sexually harassing a couple in a series of viral videos.
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Report demands probe in journalists murder: involvement of MQM, Mirpurkhas police suspected

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Press freedom watchdogs have called upon the authorities to explore the suspected involvement of Mirpurkhas police and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in the 2007 murder of journalist Zubair Mujahid

Lawyers convention resolves to resist attacks on media and judiciary

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The All Pakistan Lawyers Convention on Assault on Judiciary and Media was held on Thursday under the auspices of the SCBA in partnership with the PBC, the HRCP, the PFUJ, AGHS and SAFMA. The convention unanimously resolved to resist persistent attacks on the media and the judiciary by a hybrid authoritarian regime and its above-the-law perpetrators.