Pakistan:  Court orders media regulator to stop airing of ‘anti-judiciary’ speeches

Pakistan:  Court orders media regulator to stop airing of ‘anti-judiciary’ speechesThe Lahore High Court (LHC) on August 24, ordered the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to prevent the broadcasting and publishing of ‘anti-judiciary’ speeches of deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif and other leaders of his Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz party. LHC Justice Mamnoon Rasheed Sheikh, hearing a contempt of court petition issued notices to Pemra […]

Police stations camera ban ‘a curb’ on journalists work

Police stations camera ban ‘a curb’ on journalists workLAHORE: The new standard operating procedures (SOPs) of imposing a ban on video recording and photography at all the police offices and police stations of Punjab has made the job more challenging for the journalists who termed it an attempt to put curbs on their professional work. The SOPs were issued by Inspector General of […]

Faisal Mota’s appeal

Faisal Mota’s appealKARACHI: The Sindh High Court has not set aside the death sentence of Faisal Mehmood alias Mota in the 2011 murder case of TV journalist Wali Khan Babar, but ordered rehearing of his appeal against the trial court’s order. The order issued by the Larkana bench of the Sindh High Court on Aug 16 said […]

Be vigilant of hostile narratives on social media, COAS advises youths

Be vigilant of hostile narratives on social media, COAS advises youthsArmy chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa urged youths on Thursday to remain mindful and vigilant of of hostile narratives through social media. “Educated youth is prime target of ISIS [Da’ish] and affiliates, be extra cautious,” the chief of army staff (COAS) was quoted by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) as saying. Gen Qamar visited Inter-Services Publication Directorate wherein […]