Pemra warns TV channels over ‘debate’ on Balochistan

( February 26, Rawalpindi, Sri Lanka Guardian) Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) late Friday night warned private TV channels against holding programmes and talk shows on Balochistan issue highlighting views of some disgruntled Baloch Sardars without any editorial control.
In a letter to private TV channels it termed such debates against sovereignty and integrity of Pakistan.
It says such programmes and talk shows not only amount to sedition but are also against explicit provisions of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority.
It said any failure to refrain from airing such programmes or talk shows detrimental to Pakistan’s existence would be met by the Authority by invoking its law.


Author: Sri Lanka Guardian

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