News Desk |
Pakistan Electronic Media and Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has issued a suspension of TV licenses on live coverage of police action in Faiazabad, Islamabad against Tehreek Labaik Ya Rasool Allah protestors who have been sitting there the past 2 weeks.
PEMRA has decided to take all TV channels off the air on orders of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, under section 5 of the Pemra act.
MEDIA COVERAGE OF SIT-IN AT FAIZ-E-ABAD, ISLAMABAD pic.twitter.com/YqEGTWpFIR
— Report PEMRA (@reportpemra) November 25, 2017
Police have been throwing teargas shells on protestors who have put Police vans on fire. The protest has spread throughout the country. Shahrah – Faisal in Karachi, its main interchange, has been closed as protestors have collected. They are protesting in 12 areas of Karachi.