Pakistan’s army wants TV news channel shut down

Tension between Pakistan’s military and intelligence communities and much of the media swiftly escalated following an assassination attempt on Geo TV anchor Hamid Mir on April 19.

Pakistan’s ISI brought a complaint to the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority, accusing Geo TV of conducting a “false and scandalous campaign undermining the integrity and tarnishing the image of state institution (ISI) and its officers.”

The Associated Press quoted CPJ’s statement on the developments.

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