Curbs on Geo unacceptable: PPP MNA

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: A PPP Member National Assembly Ejaz Jakhrani has bitterly criticised restrictions on Geo despite orders by the Supreme Court of Pakistan. Talking to newsmen here he said curbs on Geo are not acceptable under any circumstances and they must be removed forthwith. It is surprising that other channels are available but Geo is being […]

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Legal experts seek opening of Geo channels

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: Noted legal experts say curbs on all Geo channels that have been in force for the past four months are illegal and called for their immediate opening.They said Geo News was their favorite channel and its unavailability was felt seriously. It is a contempt of court not to open the Geo News despite court […]

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Protest goes on, journalists want curbs on Geo lifted

Pakistan Press Foundation

PESHAWAR: The journalist community remained on protest against closure of Geo TV channel on the fifth consecutive day on Wednesday by staging a camp outside the Peshawar Press Club. Several journalists from the print and electronic media, members of the civil society, political leaders and trade union representatives visited the camp being arranged by the […]

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If any channel is shut, others will also face the same fate, Senate told

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Lawmakers in the Senate on Wednesday cautioned against the backdoor elements pushing for derailment of the federal parliamentary system so as to sneak into the power corridors. Senators called on the government to take the ongoing crisis, stemming from the assault on Hamid Mir, seriously and take corrective measures to arrest it or some […]

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Curbs on Geo unacceptable: Lahore Press Club seminar

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE: A large number of journalists from different media organisations, senior lawyers and representatives of various political parties on Saturday unanimously rejected any curbs on Geo News. They vowed to foil any conspiracy against freedom of expression and demanded the immediate arrest of the elements involved in the attack on Hamid Mir. At a seminar […]

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