PEMRA orders TV channels to go off air during operation

25 Nov, 2017 2:00 pm

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – The Pakistani authorities ordered private television channels to go off air on Saturday during a police and paramilitary operation against protesters in the capital.

The suspension was ordered by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) for violating media regulations showing live coverage of a security operation, a statement from the regulator said.

Moreover, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube were suspended across the country.





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