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Pakistan among five most deadliest countries for journalists in 2020: RSF

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50 journalists worldwide attacked and killed during 2020; Pakistan among top 5 worst countries.

Journalist Qais Javed killed in Dera Ismail Khan

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A journalist from the Dera Ismail Khan area has been killed inside his own home by unknown people. Pakistan has seen 100 journalists killed in the last 20 years according to CPJ.

Plea against PEMRA ban put off till Dec 16

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November 19th, 2020; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; The Islamabad High Court has adjourned the hearing of a petition by the HRCP and PFUJ against the PEMRA’s ban on broadcasting speeches by proclaimed offenders and absconders till December 16.

Torture of Chaman journalists reminder of serious issue

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Jun 26, 2020: Two local journalists, Syed Ali Achakzai and Abdul Mateen Achakzai were arrested earlier this week and later released. During their arrest they were first moved to Machh jail - around 200 kilometers away from ...
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Rights Watch | 24th June 2020

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Husband Tortures & Kills Wife In Sukkur: Police apprehended Rasool Shah and his nephews, Razzaq and Bashir Shah, for torturing and clubbing to death Shah’s wife, Najma on Tuesday, June 23. Najma’s body, which was missing her eyes, was ...
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Rights Watch | 21st May 2020

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Husband Beats Wife To Death In Jaranwala A resident of Chak 145-GB Jaranwala, Faisalabad, beat his wife to death with a club following a domestic dispute on Wednesday, May 20. There has been a disturbing increase in incidents of domestic abuse ...
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Journalists Continue Protests Despite Threats

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It has been over two months since multiple journalists together with staff members of Jang Group have been staging protests in multiple cities against the arrest of editor-in-chief for Geo News and Jang Group, Mir Shakeel-ur-Rehman ...
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Rights Watch | 6th May 2020

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CPJ Urges Release Of Journalists: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) urged in a letter penned to the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to secure the release of 250 journalists imprisoned in 33 countries across ...
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Rights Watch | 30th April 2020

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Another Honor Killing: 15-year-old Sohrab allegedly stabbed & killed his 17 year old sister Parveen to death in the name of honor at Dhing Khatrian village. Sohrab also injured his other sisters Sultana & Zainab who were shifted ...
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Rights Watch | 29th April 2020

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Women Killed: Incidents of honor killing crop up across the country – in one incident, a young woman was shot dead for “honor” in Kaylah village, Islamabad, allegedly by her father and uncle. The victim had contracted a love ...