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Govt maintains silence on PMDA
Despite a two-day long sit-in outside the Parliament House, where journalists gathered against the PMDA, the government continues to maintain its silence on whether it will continue to push forth the black law.
Incensed journalists march to Parliament House against Black Law
Media workers from across the country on Sunday marched to Parliament against the govt’s proposed PMDA. Journalists set up an overnight sit-in camp for Monday's protest during President Alvi's address to the parliament.
After strong resistance from journalists compel PA lawmakers to reconsider controversial bill
July 4th, 2021; By Ahmad Saeed; LAHORE; Movers of a bill that permits summary trials of journalists have hinted at reconsidering it, while PPP’s Usman Mahmood says he was inspired by a 2014 senate bill which was withdrawn after similar criticism.