PAKISTAN: Media house under ISI attack

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Statement : The tension between Pakistan’s military and a large section of the country's media has escalated following the assassination attempt on Geo TV anchor Hamid Mir. On the complaint of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), the Defence Ministry has directed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to take action against Geo TV network for levelling allegations against the ISI. Read More...

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INDIA: Judiciary not a traffic warden

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Statement : The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) appreciates the Supreme Court of India's initiative to institute a panel that will suggest measures to prevent road accidents and to ensure road safety in the country. The court has set up the panel after hearing a public interest litigation, filed by Dr. S. Rajaseekaran, (295/2012) which requested judicial intervention and direction to the union government to ensure road safety in India. The court appointed panel will be chaired by Justice K. S. Radhakrishnan, upon his retirement from the Supreme Court. Read More...

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SRI LANKA / WORLD: Under which law did the Magistrate make the order to deport the lady tourist with the Tattoo of Lord Buddha?

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Back to Britain: Ms Coleman was arrested in Colombo and later ordered to be deported back to Britain over her tattoo

Statement : When the police were unable to extract bribes from her she had been produced before a Magistrate who according to her did not provide to her any opportunity to speak and then made an order to immediately deport her from Sri Lanka. Subsequently she was deported to New Delhi, from where she has arrived earlier. Read More...

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INDIA: National shame
Apr 17, 2014 Statement

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