No person affected

FOE Link or motive by PPF

Confirmed

Case Update Status

Case Closed as PEMRA just issued notice to news channels for irresponsible coverage of Terrorist Attackon Pakistan Stock Exchange

Summary of Case

"On 29 June, 2020 Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory (PEMRA) issued notices to several news channels for ‘irresponsible coverage’ of the terrorist attack on Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi The regulator served notices on ARY, Geo, Express-News, DawnNews, BOL, Such, GNN, Abb Takk, Capital, GTV, Dunya News and Channel 24. According to a press release issued by the authority on 30 June, 2020, several channels were showing footages of firing, dead bodies, and ammunition/weapons on the screens."

Category of Incident

Censorship

ICCS Status

ICCS Divisions: 0803-Acts related to freedom of expression or control of expression

ICCS Group: 08039-Other acts related to freedom of expression or control of expression

ICCS Class: N/A

ICCS Crime: Acts related to freedom of expression or control of expression

Reported By

Journalism Pakistan

Date of incident

30

Month

June

Year

2020

Name of affected person

No person affected

Other affected persons

No other person affected

Name of affected organization

ARY, Geo, Express-News, DawnNews, BOL, Such

Other affected organizations

GNN, Abb Takk, Capital, GTV, Dunya News and Channel 24.

Action by

Pakistan Electronic Media Authority (PEMRA)

City

Islamabad

Province

Capital Territory

Designation

Not Applicable

Professional category

Not Applicable

Age of victim

Not Applicable

Marital Status

N/A

Compensation Details

Amount of compensation announced by government: N/A

Date of compensation announcement by government: N/A

Date of compensation paid by government: N/A

Amount of compensation announced by others: N/A

Date of compensation announced by others: N/A

Date compensation paid by others: N/A

FIR Details

Was FIR registered ?: No

Court Details

Was case investigated ?: N/A

Court where case was presented: N/A

Name of prosecuting lawyer: N/A

Date of first court hearing:

Date of last court hearing:

Status of court case: N/A

Journalist Union Status

PFUJ

Not Applicable

APNS

Not Applicable

CPNE

N/A

PBA

N/A

Condemn Status

Colleague of victim

N/A

Employer organization

N/A

Press Club Status

Press club 1: N/A

Press club 2: N/A

Press club 3: N/A