The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) vows to resist media authority bil

LAHORE: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has pledged to fight against the incumbent government’s efforts to gag freedom of expression through the so-called Media Development Authority bill.

Punjab PPP senior vice-president Chaudhry Aslam Gill and deputy general secretary Usman Malik said that the party would resist all attempts to impose a ‘curfew’ on the freedom of expression through the media authority.

They said the incumbent rulers were bent upon implementing a self-serving agenda by force but the PPP would fight every law that curbed freedoms, for states cannot be run through restrictions and ordinances.

Source: Dawn

Sherry Rehman

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