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ARY News back on air after SHC stay

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ISLAMABAD: The management of ARY News has obtained stay order from the Sindh High Court against the suspension of its licence by Pemra and the channel is back on air. After the court’s directives, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) issued a notification on Wednesday, withdrawing its earlier order that had suspended the channel […]

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Channel owner, anchor, producer appear in court

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LAHORE: A five-member Lahore High Court bench on Tuesday directed anchorperson Mubasher Lucman and ARY programme Khara Sach producer Rao Qaisar to appear in the court in person on October 24 and submit their written replies. A larger bench, headed by Justice Syed Mazahir Ali Akbar Naqvi, and comprising Justice Syed Iftikhar Hussain Shah, Justice […]

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CPJ calls on Pakistani government to restore ARY News

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Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Office of the Prime Minister Islamabad, Pakistan Via facsimile: +92-51-2852663 Your Excellency, The Committee to Protect Journalists is writing to express its deep concern over the recent decision by Pakistan’s broadcast regulator to suspend the privately owned ARY News, which is watched by millions in the country. We urge your government […]

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Not issued orders for ARY News licence suspension, says LHC

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LAHORE: A bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday observed that it had not issued orders of suspension of the licence of ARY News. According to ARY News, Justice Mazahir Ali Akbar Naqvi during the hearing observed that the court had not issued orders for suspension of the licence of ARY News adding […]

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Journalist unions to protest against suspension of ARY News

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ISLAMABAD: Journalist Unions of Pakistan have decided to protest against Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) decision of suspension of ARY News channel license, ARY News reported. Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) President Rana Azeem announced to stage country wide protests against the ‘unjust’ decision. Islamabad Union of Journalists President Shakeel Ahmed said that […]

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Pakistan suspends ARY News TV licence

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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) in strongly critcising the decision by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PERMA) to suspend the broadcasting license of ARY News TV channel on October 20, 2014. The PERMA said the 15-day suspension of license was effective immediately and also imposed […]

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Pakistan bans TV channel amid increased attempts to control freedom of expression

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There have been protests in Pakistan against attacks on media workers.© Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ)There have been protests in Pakistan against attacks on media workers.© Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ)© Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) “ARY TV must be immediately allowed back on air. There is simply no justification for the […]

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Besides suspension ARY News fined Rs 10 mn

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has directed the cable operators to suspend the transmissions of ARY News, while it has also asked the channel to pay a fine of Rs 10 million, ARY News reported. According to details, PEMRA asked cable operators to suspend the transmissions of ARY News for a period of […]

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