February 18, 2016
KARACHI - The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) is to protest the ban on media coverage of its chief Altaf Hussain by going on a symbolic hunger strike.
The strike from February 19-22 will take place outside the Karachi Press Club according to news reports. The Lahore High Court had imposed the ban on Hussain in August 2015. It is being enforced by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA).
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