Ban on Geo Super slammed -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Ban on Geo Super slammed

LANDIKOTAL: Journalists and leaders of various political parties in Fata on Saturday criticised the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP)-led government for banning the Geo Super television channel.

Speaking at a joint press conference at the Landikotal Press Club, political leaders and tribal journalists termed the ban unjust.

Speaking on the occasion, Landikotal Press Club President Wali Khan Shinwari said President Asif Ali Zardari and Pemra should know that it was the media channels that brought change and revolution not only in Pakistan but also in the world. He said banning the Geo Super would deprive millions of youth of sports and other entertainment programmes.

Jamaat-e-Islami Fata deputy secretary general and member of central JI Shura Zar Noor Afridi said the media was the fourth pillar of the state which, he said, was under fire in Pakistan for the last several decades.
Source: The News
Date:4/10/2011