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January 23rd, 2021; By Ahmad Saeed; LAHORE; The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) and the Pakistan Bar Council have slammed the Pakistan Electronic Media Authority (PEMRA) over suspension of Bol News broadcast, calling it an attack on freedom of expression.
December 3rd, 2020; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; Following criticism from journalists and PFUJ, PEMRA has issued show-cause notices to news channels for broadcasting excerpts of former federal minister Ishaq Dar’s interview despite a ban on broadcasting speeches of proclaimed offenders.
The LHC has suspended the PEMRA notification banning the coverage of the motorway gang rape incident, saying that media could report on the proceedings of the case, but was restrained from broadcasting pictures of the victim and the suspects.
October 2nd, 2020; By Asra Haque; LAHORE; PEMRA issues ban on broadcasting speeches by proclaimed offenders & absconders after Nawaz Sharif's address. The same body allowed speeches by Musharraf, a fugitive, to be broadcasted citing Article 19
September 11th, 2020; By Ahmad Saeed; LAHORE: PEMRA should at least consult with the producers or directors of “questionable” content before jumping the gun. Ironically, these banned soaps are available on YouTube! If anyone wants to, they can still watch these shows online.
Jul 08, 2020: The Lahore High Court has suspended the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority's (PEMA) order banning Channel 24 on Monday. Justice Sajid Mehmood has also directed PEMRA to present the minutes of the ...