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Journalists demonstrate against PERMRA,govt

KARACHI: Journalists from numberous newspapers and TV channels along with union bodies and politicans rallied in support of the suspended Sindh Tv Wednesday .A large number of them staged a sit-in in front of Governor House and the Sindh Assembly after starting a protest from the Karachi Press Club.The suspension of Sindh TV is quickly becoming a tussle between the federal and provinceal governments as well as the media and the people. The channel was taken off air by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA), after reeiving complaints from the federal interior ministry that the channel had violated its security clearance.The channelÂ’s owner Dr.Karim Rajpar, has been in Islamabad for the last three days, asking PEMRA and other relevant officials about the reasons that led to the decision.
Source: Daily Times