PEMRA Has Banned Amer Liaqat and His Prorgram

Islamabad (January 27, 2017):- Pakistan Electronic Media regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has banned the Program “Aisy Nahi Chaly Ga” on BOL Channel, hosted by Amer Liaqat Hussain due to Hate Speech Preaching. PEMRA used its Section 27 of PEMRA Ordinance 2002 as amended by PEMRA (Amendment) Act 2007, (Hereinafter PEMRA Ordinance 2002).
PEMRA has monitored for several weeks that Amer Liaqat has repeatedly been violation the rules. As per orders issued to BOL Channel Management that Mr. Amer Liaqat shall not host any program or appear on TV in any of manner (fresh, old and repeat) including as Guest, Analyst, actor or reporter in audio, video beeper, promo/advertisement of his program or in person with immediate effect.
Copy of this decision has also sent to PakSat and PTA for implementation of the PEMRA’s decision completely. Directions have also been issued to all distribution networks and cable operators of the country on the issue.
PEMRA has forwarded all the complaints against said program and person to the Council of Complaints Pakistan. The decision of prohibition will be effective till the time Council of Complaints give recommendations and its decision consequently.

Here is image of PEMRAs decision:

No comments.

Leave a Reply