ATC indicts four for blasphemy on social media
ISLAMABAD: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Tuesday indicted four out of seven suspects for allegedly publishing blasphemous content about Islam on social media. ATC Judge Shahrukh Arjumand arraigned the suspects, who pleaded not guilty and decided to stand trial. The suspects were brought to the court amid tight security. Subsequently, the court directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to start producing witnesses and evidence from the next date of hearing – September 25.
Cold ties between govt, media worry CPNE
QUETTA : The Balochistan chapter of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) has expressed deep concern over “cold relations” between the provincial government and media organisations. The issue came up for a detailed discussion at a meeting presided over by the president of the CPNE’s Balochistan chapter, Anwar Sajidi.
by : Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)