Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists-Dastoor’s, Karachi Press Club term Pakistan Media Development Authority unconstitutional

KARACHI: Leaders of various journalist bodies at a seminar held at Karachi Press Club on Thursday completely rejected the government proposal to create a new authority – Pakistan Media Development Authority (PMDA) – to regulate the entire spectrum of the country’s media sectors and termed it government’s efforts to restrict freedom of expression. Pakistan Federal…

IHC bars FIA from taking action against journalist till 12th

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC), on Thursday, barred the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) from taking any adverse action against Arshad Sulehri, a journalist, till October 12th. A single bench of Chief Justice Athar Minallah heard the petition of Sulehri, who moved the court through his counsel Muhammad Sajid Khan Tanoli. The bench also issued…