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FIA has been empowered to act against anyone who intends to spread “rumours and false information against state institutions” on social media after the federal government approved an amendment to the FIA Act with the insertion of the PPC's Section 505 relating to statements conducing to public mischief in its scheduled offences.
The government has decided to consult all stakeholders including media associations over the PECA Ordinance, the AG told IHC on Thursday.
Lawyers, journalists and civil society organisations have reacted strongly to Prime Minister Imran Khan's defence of the controversial cybercrime ordinance in his address to the nation, saying that it seems the premiere was unaware of all facts in this regard.
The journalist community of Pakistan on Monday held demonstrations outside major press clubs of the country to protest the government’s PECA (Amendment) Ordinance 2022
The IT ministry is working on a proposal to designate provincial police & counter-terrorism departments as an investigation agency in addition to the FIA under the PECA, sources have revealed to Voicepk.net.