December 26, 2016
ISLAMABAD – The Lahore High Court has granted stay to Channel 24 over a week-long seven-hour daily ban on its transmission imposed by Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA).
The watchdog announced slapping the ban last week after the channel aired a fake audio clip of passengers on board Flight PK 661 that crashed in Havelian on December 7.
The erring channel was also fined Rs1million after it failed to furnish proof of the audio clip’s authenticity.
The ban was to come into effect from December 27.
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The editor, one of its owners, and the printer of Pakistan Observer, a premier English daily published from Dacca, were arrested under the Public Safety Act in February 1952 for publishing an editorial severely criticizing Prime Minister Nazimuddin.
Kohistan, an Urdu daily edited by Nasim Hedjazi, was banned on 7 November 1963 for publishing "a false and baseless report".