Pakistan Electronic Media

FOE Link or motive by PPF

Confirmed

Case Update Status

Just PEMRA's issued show casueNotice

Summary of Case

"On 8 March, 2021 The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) issued show-cause notice to Hum news channel for airing ""false"" news reports regarding the important changes of Chief Ministers and government officials. PEMRA in its notice has reminded media outlets that airing ""false news"" is a violation of PEMRA laws, including the Electronic Media (Programmes and Advertisements) Code of Conduct 2015. The authority has asked the channel to respond to the show-cause within seven days and directed to appear for personal hearing. "

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

PEMRA Official website

Date of incident

8

Month

March

Year

2021

Name of affected person

No person affected

Other affected persons

No other person affected

Name of affected organization

Hum News

Other affected organizations

No other organization affected

Action by

PEMRA

City

Islamabad

Province

Capital Territory

Designation

N/A

Professional category

N/A

Age of victim

N/A

Marital Status

N/A

Compensation Details

Amount of compensation announced by government: No compensation announced by Government

Date of compensation announcement by government: N/A

Date of compensation paid by government: N/A

Amount of compensation announced by others: No compensation announced by Government

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

N/A

APNS

N/A

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