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Khankah Dogran people protest

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KHANKAH DOGRAN: People here on Monday protested against suspension of Geo News transmission for the last four days. They said Geo News transmission was restored earlier on July 1, but was suspended again on July 4. When people called the city cable network offices to know the reasons for suspension of the Geo News transmission […]

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Suspension of Geo condemned

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CHAKWAL: A resolution was passed during the elections of the Chakwal Electronic Media Association, condemning suspension of Geo news channel. The resolution called for restoration of Geo news channel forthwith. The News

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A black day despite public support by all, PM, politicians included

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ISLAMABAD: Motivation and the motives behind suspension of Geo TV by Pemra apart, the stringent action against the most popular TV channel marks the blackest day for the constitutionally-guaranteed freedom of the press that was not offered on a silver platter. Meanwhile, vultures, disguised as TV anchorpersons and journalists, prodded and promoted by their masters, […]

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World media bodies, rights watchdog slam Geo’s closure

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WASHINGTON/PARIS/ISLAMABAD: Rights watchdog Amnesty International and international media organisations on Friday condemned the suspension of Geo News licence by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) and termed it politically-motivated and an attack on the freedom of press. The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists condemned the Pemra’s decision and termed it politically motivated and […]

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Politicians, lawyers condemn Geo channel shutdown

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KARACHI/LAHORE/PESHAWAR: Media watchdog Pemra’s decision to suspend the Geo TV licence for 15 days on Friday drew strong criticism from political leaders and lawyers. PPP Sindh General Secretary Taj Haider on Friday said it was very unfortunate that private TV channels were being shut down. He said the government should have stepped in much earlier […]

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