PESHAWAR: Awami National Party and Pakistan Peoples Party have rejected the federal govern...

ANP, PPP reject proposed media law – Newspaper – DAWN.COM – DAWN.com

PESHAWAR: Awami National Party and Pakistan Peoples Party have rejected the federal government’s proposed media ordinance and vowed to support journalists in their struggle against the plan to curtail freedom of expression.ANP central president Asfandyar Wali Khan in a statement here on Monday said that media supported Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf for bringing it into power but now its government was bent upon suppressing the media. He said that different civil rights bodies including journalists, layers, civil society organisations, lawmakers and political parties had already rejected Pakistan Media Development Authority (PMDA) Ordinance 2021. He said that government should avoid enacting such laws …

 

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