Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has requested grapple Aamir Liaquat to apologize for enjoying detest discourse amid the January 27 transmission of his program Aisay Nahi Chalay Ga on Bol News.
The administrative specialist has likewise forced a fine of Rs1 million on the news channel. This must be paid inside 15 days after the issuance of PEMRA’s choice.
In its notice issued on Monday, PEMRA requested Aamir Liaquat and Bol News to ‘apologize unequivocally to the watchers for airing the abhor discourse.’ The expression of remorse must be issued amid the transmission of the program Aisay Nahi Chalay Ga, at the latest March 31. This most recent choice by PEMRA requires that the content of the expression of remorse ought to be shown onscreen while the statement of regret is being stood up.
The notice additionally requires Bol TV to present a testimony by March 31 as a confirmation to PEMRA that no despise discourse should be publicized later on. If there should arise an occurrence of rebelliousness, the restriction on both the host and the program will again become effective from April 1, the notice pronounces.
Foundation of the Aisay Nahi Chalay Ga Case
On January 27, Aamir Liaquat had portrayed the missing bloggers and common society activists as hostile to Pakistan and hostile to Islam, and leveled profanation claims against them, in his program Aisay Nahi Chalay Ga. Accordingly, PEMRA had prohibited the program. Notwithstanding, the Supreme Court had later permitted the Aisay Nahi Chalay Ga program to proceed on the condition that no further abhor discourse would be publicized, and requested that Aamir Liaquat present an answer.
Aamir Liaquat’s claims against activists and columnists was met with sharp feedback, especially via web-based networking media. It had likewise brought about attorney and human rights extremist Jibran Nasir recording a FIR against him under the Anti-Terrorism Act. All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS), in an announcement, had likewise communicated ‘significant worry over the unremitting pattern of deceitful upheavals of unmerited charges and detest mongering on a satellite station against writers, distributers and editors of newspapers.’