Pakistan: PEMRA takes notice of airing provocative content against Ahmadi religious minority

Pakistan: PEMRA takes notice of airing provocative content against Ahmadi religious minority

 

Anjuman Ahmadiyya Pakistan president alleges that NEO TV and Channel 92 aired some content which was against minority

ISLAMABAD: Media watchdog, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra), on Thursday took notice of airing provocative content allegedly aimed to target a religious minority by two private television channels.

The complaint, filed by the President of Anjuman Ahmadiyya Pakistan, alleges that two satellite TV channels – NEO TV and Channel 92 – aired some content which was against the minority whose members have already been threatened, harassed and targeted for their religious beliefs.

A statement issued by the media regulator said that not only Anjuman Ahmadiyya, but the general public too lodged complaints against the two separate programmes aired by these TV channels.