Posts Tagged ‘ Defamation ’

Najam Sethi sues Mubasher Lucman for defamation, inciting violence

Jun 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Dunya

Najam Sethi is suing Mubahser Lucman for Rs 1 billion alleging defamation. Documents reveal that the case is based on statements by Lucman considered to be “false and malicious allegations due to the current tense political situation in the country, especially high level of anti-Americanism…intentionally aimed at provoking and inciting mobs or extremists to engage […]

Campaign Against Najam Sethi Gets More Ridiculous

Oct 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Dunya

What appeared to be a coordinated smear campaign targeting Najam Sethi last week continues, today with Ahmed Quraishi using a clip from Mubashir Luqman’s show of 26th September and continuing to fan the flames. But rather than discredit Najam Sethi, Ahmed Quraishi’s latest move does more to discredit the smear campaign itself. Here’s what Ahmed […]

Dean Nelson Responds

Aug 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Foreign Media

Mr Dean Nelson whose column in the British newspaper Telegraph we recently criticised, has responded to our post. His comment appears on the original post, and is published again in full at the end of this post. It has also been brought to our attention that Mr Dean Nelson has been falsely accusing this blog […]

Shaheen Sehbai's Defamation Double-Standard

Jul 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Jang, The News

One would think that after a 42-year career in the field of journalism, Shaheen Sehbai would have grown a slightly thicker skin. Instead, it appears that he’s grown quite a bit of cheek! Apparently the Group Editor of The News had his feeling hurt by an article penned by MNA Azeem Daultana and has responded […]

Ansar Abbasi Served With Defamation Notice

May 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Uncategorized

The News (Jang) reports today that Mr. Ansar Abbasi has been served with legal notice under Section 3 (1) of Defamation Ordinance, 2002 for comments made about Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Information Secretary Fauzia Wahab on the TV programme ‘Dunya Today.’ She said in a TV programme, ‘Dunya Today,’ telecast on 10th of May, Ansar Abbasi […]

Threats to Journalists Threaten Press Freedom

Nov 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Dawn, The Nation

Threats to the safety of journalists represent a serious problem in Pakistan, and the danger journalists face in our country has resulted in a respected international NGO ranking press freedom in Pakistan below Afghanistan and Zimbabwe. Unfortunately, some people like Ahmed Quraishi are trying to defend these threats. Reporters Without Borders recent 2009 Press Freedom […]

Where is the freedom?

Nov 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Uncategorized

A view on how the right-wing journalists try to defame and bring down any author or writer who disagrees with their views. It is time such journalists are held accountable and not allowed to merrily trample over any obstacle to their agenda. They are setting double standards when as a source of income they hold […]

The heart desire's more!

Nov 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Another fantastic argument by Agha Haider Raza Looking at the past week, one can see how resilient Pakistanis have become.  Suffering numerous suicide bomb attacks and wide-spread military action, we are here yet again, still standing.  But how long can we sustain ourselves at this current rate of demolition? How many times will we resist […]

Enough is enough!

Oct 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Agha Haider Raza’s latest piece: A few days ago, the education minister of Baluchistan was shot down outside of his house.  Tragic as it may seem, little attention was given to the horrific murder.  Ironically, no sizeable protests were carried out, nor were Facebook statuses changed to condemn the minister’s death.  A day’s worth of […]

Conspiracy Theorists Put On Notice

Oct 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Conspiracy theorists have finally been served notice. This week, Husain Haqqani served notice on The Nation after they published an allegedly defamatory article by Ahmed Quraishi. This comes after countless articles by Quraishi that attempt to cast the reputation of the Ambassador to the US in question. The legal notice also puts conspiracy theorists on […]