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International press freedom body writes to Pak PM Imran Khan, demands release of Jang Geo editor Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman

Islamabad/IBNS: Demanding release of Jang Geo Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman (MSR), the International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists for press freedom, has written a letter to Pakistan PM Imran Khan.

Law firm Doughty Street Chambers files appeal at UN against arrest of Pakistan media icon Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman

Islamabad/IBNS:  Calling the move 'politically motivated, arbitrary and unlawful', Amal Clooney’s Doughty Street Chambers has filed a complaint at the United Nations (UN) against the arrest of Editor-in-Chief of Jang and Geo Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman by Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau (NAB).

Fighting ‘existential crisis’ of encroaching desert sands

New York, Nov 2 (IBNS): In a move described as a landmark decision, the Group of Earth Observations (GEO) – a UN-backed partnership set up to improve Earth observation data-sharing and availability, to benefit all life – has launched a global initiative to reverse the “existential crisis” created by desertification and land degradation.

Pakistan's Geo TV forced to go off-air, govt. says not responsible

Islamabad, Apr 7 (IBNS): Pakistan's largest television network, Geo TV, has been forced to go off-air, media reports said on Saturday.