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An Insider Account of Pakistani Censorship

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Imran Khan, Tahir ul Qadri, and the ISI [Inter-Services Intelligence] are our best friends,” our weekly editorial meeting at Pakistan’s Express Tribune was (jokingly) told on Aug. 13, 2014, a day before the two political leaders began their separate long marches from Lahore to Islamabad, and plunged the country into crisis. “We know it’s not […]

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Employees file petition against suspension of ARY licence

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ISLAMABAD: With a petition against the suspension of ARY News’ licence already pending before the Sindh High Court (SHC), an identical petition was filed in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday. The petition filed by the president of the ARY’s employees union, Jahangir Aslam Baloch, through his counsel Khawaja Azhar Rasheed said that the […]

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US citizen also implicated in case against Geo TV

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KARACHI: A local court ordered the registration of a case against Geo TV employees, including an American citizen. Besides registering a case against the Jang Group owner, Geo TV Vice President Dr Amir Liaquat, anchorperson Dr Shaista Lodhi, singer Mohsin Rizvi, Actress Veena Malik, her husband Asad Khattak and others, the court ordered implicating George […]

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ARY telecast ‘Manqabat’ three times: Dr Aamir

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KARACHI: Dr Aamir Liaquat has said that the ARY channel had aired the same ‘Manqabat’ which was totally unacceptable and it hurt the sentiments of Geo viewers. He identified that Mubashar Lucman’s channel ARY had telecast the same ‘Manqabat’ three times in the same manner on different occasions and as evidence, videos of the same […]

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Stay against airing of foreign TV productions

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Tuesday stayed exhibition of foreign films, dramas, television shows etc., on Pakistani channels and sought detailed replies from the federal government and the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra). Justice Khalid Mahmood Khan passed this interim order on a petition moved by television anchor Mubashar Lucman. As the proceedings […]

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