PEMRA Issues new threats against private channels in Pakistan.

Pakistan Electronic Media Regularity Authority issues new threats to the private satellite television networks against airing live coverage, including telephone calls, that could result in urging people to go for agitation and violence.

The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ)  called the warning a government attempt to control the free media.

Violation of the new PEMRA directive will result in 3 years of imprisonment and Rs. 100,00000 of fine.